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Full Text of HB0846  93rd General Assembly

HB0846eng 93rd General Assembly


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 1        AN ACT concerning local government.

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

 4        Section 5.  The Township  Code  is  amended  by  changing
 5    Section 5-40 as follows:

 6        (60 ILCS 1/5-40)
 7        Sec.  5-40.  Township  names. Townships shall be named in
 8    accordance with the express wish of the  inhabitants  of  the
 9    township.  If  there  is  not a degree of unanimity as to the
10    name, the commissioners may designate the  name.  The  county
11    board  may change the name of any township in its county upon
12    a petition of a majority of the voters of the township. No  2
13    townships in the State of Illinois shall have the same name.
14    (Source: P.A. 82-783; 88-62.)