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Full Text of SB1456  98th General Assembly




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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 Fire Protection District Act is amended by
5changing Section 16.03 as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 705/16.03)  (from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 37.03)
7    Sec. 16.03. Of the three members of a board of fire
8commissioners, one shall be a representative citizen of the
9employee class, one shall be a representative citizen chosen
10from the employing class, and the other shall be a
11representative citizen not identified with either the
12employing or employee class and each Appointed members of a
13board of fire commissioners shall possess the qualifications
14required of other officers of the fire protection district and
15by Section 16.02 of this Act, shall take oath, or affirmation,
16of office, give bond, and shall be subject to removal from
17office, in the same manner as other appointive officers of the
18fire protection district and consistent with the provisions of
19Section 16.02 hereof.
20    No more than 2 members of the board shall belong to the
21same political party existing in the municipality at the time
22of the appointments and as defined in Section 10-2 of the
23Election Code. If only 1 or no political party exists in the



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1municipality at the time of the appointments, then state or
2national political party affiliation shall be considered in
3making the appointments. Party affiliation shall be determined
4by affidavit of the person appointed as a member of the board.
5(Source: P.A. 86-562.)
6    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
7becoming law.