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Full Text of HB1338  94th General Assembly



HB1338 Enrolled LRB094 07109 AJO 37254 b

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 Local Governmental Employees Political
5 Rights Act is amended by adding Section 12 as follows:
6     (50 ILCS 135/12 new)
7     Sec. 12. Elective and appointed office. A member of any
8 fire department or fire protection district may:
9         (1) be a candidate for elective public office and serve
10     in that public office if elected;
11         (2) be appointed to any public office and serve in that
12     public office if appointed; and
13         (3) as long as the member is not in uniform and not on
14     duty, solicit votes and campaign funds and challenge voters
15     for the public office for which the member is a candidate.
16     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17 becoming law.