Bill Status of HB3459 94th General Assembly
Short Description: MUNI CD ELECTED OFFICE VACANCY
Rep. Michael Tryon - Tom Cross
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that a municipality having a population under 500,000 is not subject to the Section regarding the events by which an elective office becomes vacant. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a person who resides in a newly incorporated municipality or who resides in an area of a municipality that has been redistricted is eligible for elective municipal office, notwithstanding that the person has not lived in the new municipality or the different district for at least one year. Describes the events upon which a municipal elective office becomes vacant, such as unconditional resignation, conditional resignation, death, disability, and abandonment. Provides for the election of an acting mayor and an acting president in the event of a vacancy. Provides for the appointment of an alderman or trustee to fill a vacancy. Provides when a vacant position with an unexpired term must be filled by an election. Provides for filling a vacancy in an office of a municipal officer or an alderman. Provides for filling the vacancy of the office of a village alderman or trustee. Effective January 1, 2006.