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HB1677eng 93rd General Assembly


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 1        AN ACT in relation to elections.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 5.  The Election  Code  is  amended  by  changing
 5    Section 6-1 as follows:

 6        (10 ILCS 5/6-1) (from Ch. 46, par. 6-1)
 7        Sec.  6-1.  Continuation of prior law; City Election Law.
 8    The provisions of this Article 6 (and of Articles 14  and  18
 9    hereof)  so  far  as  they  are  the  same  as  those  of the
10    provisions of "An Act regulating the holding of elections and
11    declaring  the  result  thereof  in  cities,   villages   and
12    incorporated towns in this state", approved June 19, 1885, as
13    amended,  (hereinafter  sometimes referred to in this Article
14    as the Act of 1885) shall be construed as a  continuation  of
15    those  such  prior provisions and not as a new enactment; and
16    it is declared to be the legislative intent  that  any  city,
17    village or incorporated town which has heretofore adopted and
18    become  entitled to the provisions of said Act of 1885, shall
19    automatically  become  subject  to  the  provisions  of  this
20    Article 6 and Articles 14 and 18 of  this  Act  (as  well  as
21    certain  sections  in  other  Articles  that  which  are made
22    specifically  applicable  to  the  such  city,   village   or
23    incorporated  town), which 3 three Articles together shall be
24    known as the City Election Law.
25    (Source: Laws 1943, vol. 2, p. 1.)