|HB0268 Engrossed||LRB102 10079 AWJ 15399 b|
AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Township Code is amended by adding Section
85-70 as follows:
(60 ILCS 1/85-70 new)
Contracts entered into close to or after an
(a) A township board of trustees or township official may
not enter into or authorize an employment, equipment, or
service contract during the 14 days before a consolidated
election through the third Monday in May following the
(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), a township board or
township official may enter into a contract that does not
extend more than 60 days after the third Monday of May
following the consolidated election to address an emergency.
As used in this subsection, "emergency" means a condition
requiring immediate action to suppress or prevent the spread
of disease or to prevent or remove imminent danger to persons
(c) An employment, equipment, or service contract entered
into or authorized in violation of this Section is voidable.