Rep. Sam Yingling

Filed: 4/13/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 268 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Township Code is amended by adding Section
585-70 as follows:
6    (60 ILCS 1/85-70 new)
7    Sec. 85-70. Contracts entered into close to or after an
9    (a) A township board of trustees or township official may
10not enter into or authorize an employment, equipment, or
11service contract during the 14 days before a consolidated
12election through the third Monday in May following the
13consolidated election.
14    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), a township board or
15township official may enter into a contract that does not
16extend more than 60 days after the third Monday of May



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1following the consolidated election to address an emergency.
2As used in this subsection, "emergency" means a condition
3requiring immediate action to suppress or prevent the spread
4of disease or to prevent or remove imminent danger to persons
5or property.
6    (c) An employment, equipment, or service contract entered
7into or authorized in violation of this Section is voidable.".