Bill Text: IL SB2068 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Chaptered


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that before the Board of Library Trustees may commence construction, remodeling, repairing, or improving of a library building, it shall advertise for bids if the cost of the project exceeds $25,000 (currently, $20,000). Amends the Public Library District Act of 1991 making similar changes. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-25 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0462 [SB2068 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB2068-Chaptered.html



Public Act 100-0462
SB2068 EnrolledLRB100 05411 AWJ 15422 b
AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Illinois Local Library Act is amended by
adding Section 4-18 as follows:
(75 ILCS 5/4-18 new)
Sec. 4-18. Advisory referenda. By a vote of the majority of
the members of the board of trustees, the board may authorize
an advisory question directly related to the operation of the
library to be placed on the ballot at the next regularly
scheduled election in the city, village, incorporated town, or
township in which the public library is located. The board
shall certify the question to the proper election authority,
which must submit the question at an election in accordance
with the Election Code.
Section 10. The Public Library District Act of 1991 is
amended by adding Section 30-62 as follows:
(75 ILCS 16/30-62 new)
Sec. 30-62. Advisory referenda. By a vote of the majority
of the members of the board, the board may authorize an
advisory question directly related to the operation of the
library to be placed on the ballot at the next regularly
scheduled election in the district. The board shall certify the
question to the proper election authority, which must submit
the question at an election in accordance with the Election
Code.
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.
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