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 Bill Status of HB3819  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DWN FOREST PRESERVE-PRESIDENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Weber

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 805/8from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6315
70 ILCS 805/12from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6322


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Forest Preserve District Act. Removes a provision providing that the president of the board is the executive director of the district. Provides that the board of a forest preserve district may appoint an executive director of the district and they may appoint the president of the board as executive director of the district. Provides that a president that is an executive director on the effective date of the amendatory Act shall remain the executive director until the conclusion of the president's term of office or the board appoints another individual as executive director, whichever is earlier, unless the board reappoints the president as executive director. Provides that an appointed executive director of a district has the sole power to appoint, employ, or terminate employees as may be necessary or, if no executive director has been appointed, then the president of the board has such powers. Provides that the president of the board of a forest preserve district shall not cancel an event occurring on forest preserve district property without the approval of the board, except in the case of preserving public safety or in the event of an emergency. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Weber
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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