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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 Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
5 changing Section 7-1-13 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/7-1-13)  (from Ch. 24, par. 7-1-13)
7     Sec. 7-1-13. Whenever any unincorporated territory
8 containing 60 acres or less, is wholly bounded by (a) one or
9 more municipalities, (b) one or more municipalities and a creek
10 in a county with a population of 400,000 or more, or one or
11 more municipalities and a river or lake in any county, (c) one
12 or more municipalities and the Illinois State boundary, (d) one
13 or more municipalities and property owned by the State of
14 Illinois, except highway right-of-way owned in fee by the
15 State, (e) one or more municipalities and a forest preserve
16 district or park district, or (f) if the territory is a
17 triangular parcel of less than 10 acres, one or more
18 municipalities and an interstate highway owned in fee by the
19 State and bounded by a frontage road, that territory may be
20 annexed by any municipality by which it is bounded in whole or
21 in part, by the passage of an ordinance to that effect after
22 notice is given as provided in this Section. The corporate
23 authorities shall cause notice, stating that annexation of the
24 territory described in the notice is contemplated under this
25 Section, to be published once, in a newspaper of general
26 circulation within the territory to be annexed, not less than
27 10 days before the passage of the annexation ordinance. When
28 the territory to be annexed lies wholly or partially within a
29 township other than that township where the municipality is
30 situated, the annexing municipality shall give at least 10 days
31 prior written notice of the time and place of the passage of
32 the annexation ordinance to the township supervisor of the



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1 township where the territory to be annexed lies. The ordinance
2 shall describe the territory annexed and a copy thereof
3 together with an accurate map of the annexed territory shall be
4 recorded in the office of the recorder of the county wherein
5 the annexed territory is situated and a document of annexation
6 shall be filed with the county clerk and County Election
7 Authority. Nothing in this Section shall be construed as
8 permitting a municipality to annex territory of a forest
9 preserve district in a county with a population of 3,000,000 or
10 more without obtaining the consent of the district pursuant to
11 Section 8.3 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act nor
12 shall anything in this Section be construed as permitting a
13 municipality to annex territory owned by a park district
14 without obtaining the consent of the district pursuant to
15 Section 8-1.1 of the Park District Code.
16 (Source: P.A. 86-769; 87-895.)
17     Section 10. The Park District Code is amended by adding
18 Section 8-1.1 as follows:
19     (70 ILCS 1205/8-1.1 new)
20     Sec. 8-1.1. Property owned by a park district shall not be
21 subject to annexation by a municipality without the express
22 consent of the board of park commissioners of the district.
23     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
24 becoming law.