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Full Text of HB3707  98th General Assembly


Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond

Filed: 3/5/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3707 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Township Code is amended by changing
5Section 80-10 as follows:
6    (60 ILCS 1/80-10)
7    Sec. 80-10. Board meetings; township and road district
9    (a) The township board shall meet at the township clerk's
10office for the purpose of examining and auditing the township
11and road district accounts before any bills (other than general
12assistance, obligations for Social Security taxes as required
13by the Social Security Enabling Act, and wages that are subject
14to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, or other
15expenses determined by the township board by resolution) are
16paid, provided that payments made pursuant to a board



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1resolution shall be reviewed and verified at the next meeting.
2The board may meet at other times as they determine. The
3township board may consider and approve bills individually or
4in a summary statement of any number of bills.
5    (b) Upon the request of the supervisor or of any 2 board
6members, the township clerk shall call a meeting at the time
7requested and shall furnish to the board members at least 48
8hours' notice of the meeting.
9    (c) The township board may declare a vacancy in the office
10of township supervisor or trustee if the supervisor or a
11trustee has 5 or more consecutive unexcused absences from
12regularly scheduled township board meetings.
13    (d) The township board may adopt rules not inconsistent
14with this Code to govern its meetings. The rules may provide
15for excused absences of the supervisor or trustees from
16township board meetings.
17    (e) All meetings of the township board shall be open to the
18public as provided in the Open Meetings Act.
19(Source: P.A. 88-62; incorporates 88-360; 88-670, eff.
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.".