Rep. Tom Cross

Filed: 3/21/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5593 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Park District Code is amended by adding
5Sections 2-27 and 2-28 as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 1205/2-27 new)
7    Sec. 2-27. Board of elected and appointed commissioners.
8    (a) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act
9of the 98th General Assembly, the Plainfield Park District that
10currently has a board of 5 commissioners shall have a board of
117 commissioners, consisting of the current 5 elected
12commissioners and 2 newly appointed commissioners.
13    (b) In addition to the 5 elected commissioners, there shall
14be newly appointed 2 commissioners appointed as follows:
15        (1) The member of the House of Representatives of the
16    district in which the Plainfield Park District is located



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1    shall appoint one commissioner.
2        (2) The member of the Senate of the district in which
3    the Plainfield Park District is located shall appoint one
4    commissioner.
5    (c) The terms of the newly appointed commissioners shall
6commence within 6 months of the effective date of this
7amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly. Those 2
8commissioners shall serve on the board until the next
9consolidated election following this amendatory Act of the 98th
10General Assembly. Thereafter, the 2 new commissioners shall be
11elected in the same manner as the other 5 elected commissioners
12as provided under this Code. The 2 elected at the next
13consolidated election following this amendatory act of the 98th
14General Assembly shall each serve a 2-year term. Thereafter,
15the individuals elected to the positions created under this
16Section shall each serve a 6-year term.
17    (d) A vacancy in the office of an appointed commissioner
18shall be declared and filled as provided under Section 2-25 of
19this Code.
20    (e) This Section is repealed on June 1, 2017.
21    (70 ILCS 1205/2-28 new)
22    Sec. 2-28. Plainfield Park District board. On and after
23April 4, 2017, the Plainfield Park District shall have a board
24of 7 commissioners to be elected as provided under Section
252-10a of this Code.".