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Full Text of HB1775  102nd General Assembly

HB1775 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB1775

 

Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Daniel Didech

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
60 ILCS 1/Art. 27 heading
60 ILCS 1/27-5
60 ILCS 1/27-10
60 ILCS 1/Art. 28 rep.

    Amends the Township Code. Provides that all townships within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality may be discontinued (modifying an Article that currently only applies to: municipalities in which the city council exercises the powers and duties of the township board, or in which one or more municipal officials serve as an officer or trustee of the township; that are located within a county with a population of 3 million or more; and which contain a territory of 7 square miles or more). Makes conforming changes. Repeals an Article of the Township Code regarding discontinuance of specified townships in St. Clair County. Effective immediately.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY IMPACT NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Township Code is amended by changing
5Sections 27-5 and 27-10 and the heading of Article 27 as
6follows:
 
7    (60 ILCS 1/Art. 27 heading)
8
ARTICLE 27. DISCONTINUANCE OF TOWNSHIP
9
ORGANIZATION WITHIN COTERMINOUS MUNICIPALITY :
10
COUNTY POPULATION OF 3 MILLION OR MORE
11(Source: P.A. 98-127, eff. 8-2-13; 99-474, eff. 8-27-15.)
 
12    (60 ILCS 1/27-5)
13    Sec. 27-5. Applicability. This Article shall apply only to
14a township that: (1) is within a coterminous, or substantially
15coterminous, municipality in which the city council exercises
16the powers and duties of the township board, or in which one or
17more municipal officials serve as an officer or trustee of the
18township; (2) is located within a county with a population of 3
19million or more; and (3) contains a territory of 7 square miles
20or more.
21(Source: P.A. 98-127, eff. 8-2-13.)
 

 

 

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1    (60 ILCS 1/27-10)
2    Sec. 27-10. Petition and referendum to discontinue and
3abolish a township organization within a coterminous
4municipality. Upon adoption of an ordinance by the township
5board or the city council of a municipality in which the city
6council exercises the powers and duties of the township board
7city council of a township described under Section 27-5 of
8this Article, or upon petition of at least 10% of the
9registered voters of that township, the township board or the
10city council shall certify and cause to be submitted to the
11voters of the township, at the next election or consolidated
12election, a proposition to discontinue and abolish the
13township organization and to transfer all the rights, powers,
14duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations, and
15responsibilities of the township organization to the
16coterminous municipality.
17    A signature on a petition shall not be valid or counted in
18considering the petition unless the form requirements are
19complied with and the date of each signature is less than 90
20days before the last day for filing the petition. The
21statement of the person who circulates the petition must
22include an attestation (i) indicating the dates on which that
23sheet was circulated, (ii) indicating the first and last date
24on which that sheet was circulated, or (iii) certifying that
25none of the signatures on the sheet was signed more than 90
26days before the last day for filing the petition. The petition

 

 

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1shall be treated and the proposition certified in the manner
2provided by the general election law. After the proposition
3has once been submitted to the electorate, the proposition
4shall not be resubmitted for 4 years.
5    The proposition shall be in substantially the following
6form:
7        Shall the township organization be continued in [Name
8    of Township] Township?
9    The votes shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
10(Source: P.A. 98-127, eff. 8-2-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)
 
11    (60 ILCS 1/Art. 28 rep.)
12    Section 10. The Township Code is amended by repealing
13Article 28.
 
14    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
15becoming law.