97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2011 and 2012
Introduced 2/8/2011, by Sen. John J. Cullerton
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
310 ILCS 10/4
from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 4
Amends the Housing Authorities Act. Makes a technical change in a
concerning removal of a commissioner.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning housing.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Housing Authorities Act is amended by
changing Section 4 as follows:
(310 ILCS 10/4)
(from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 4)
Whenever it shall appear to
officer having appointment
authority that a commissioner of a
is incompetent or guilty of
neglect of duty
or malfeasance, the presiding officer
shall require such
commissioner to appear before the presiding officer
designee to show
cause why he should not be removed from
office. At least fifteen days'
written notice of such a hearing
shall be given to the commissioner
whose conduct is in question
and to all other members of the Authority.
At the hearing the
commissioner may be represented by counsel and may
personally and present such pertinent evidence as he wishes or
the presiding officer or his designee may request.
If after a hearing the presiding officer
determines that a
commissioner has been incompetent or has been guilty
of duty or malfeasance, he shall remove such commissioner
the Authority within seven days, and there shall thereupon be
deemed to be a vacancy of such office.