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Full Text of SB1842  98th General Assembly


Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson

Filed: 11/18/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1842, AS AMENDED,
3by replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 5. The Local Mass Transit District Act is amended
6by changing Section 9 as follows:
7    (70 ILCS 3610/9)  (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 359)
8    Sec. 9. Discontinuance.
9    (a) Whenever the Board of Trustees of any District shall
10determine that there is no longer a public need for its
11transportation services or that other adequate services are or
12can be made available, and that it should terminate its
13existence and services, it may by resolution so certify to the
14participating municipalities and counties which created it. If
15the participating municipalities and counties approve of such
16discontinuance, they may by ordinance or resolution, as the



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1case may be, authorize the District to discontinue its services
2and wind up its affairs. A copy of such ordinance or resolution
3or both, shall be filed with the county or municipal clerk or
4clerks and the Secretary of State. After payment of all its
5debts and settlement of all obligations and claims, any funds
6remaining after the sale and disposition of its property shall
7be disposed of by payment to the treasurer of the county or
8municipality which created it, or if created by 2 or more
9municipalities or counties, by payment to the several
10treasurers, first, to repay in whole or pro rata, funds
11advanced to the authority, and the balance, if any, pro rata
12according to the length of scheduled transportation route miles
13operated in the several municipalities and unincorporated
14areas of the several counties during the preceding calendar
16    (b) Whenever the Board of Trustees of any District created
17under the provisions of Section 3.1 determines that there is no
18longer a public need for its existence or services, it may
19discontinue its existence by passing an ordinance or resolution
20stating that the District shall cease its existence on the date
21stated therein or, if no date is stated therein, on the date
22the ordinance or resolution was passed. A certified copy of the
23ordinance or resolution shall be filed with the Secretary of
24State and with the County Clerk of each county within the
25boundary of the District. The funds remaining after the payment
26of all debts and settlement of all obligations and claims shall



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1be paid over on a pro rata basis based on area as follows:
2        (1) to the Treasurer of each municipality that was in
3    whole or in part within the boundary of the District; and
4        (2) to the Treasurer of each county in which any
5    unincorporated area of the county was within the boundary
6    of the District.
7    (c) Prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act of
8the 98th General Assembly, if the Board of Trustees of any
9District created under Section 3.1 of this Act passed an
10ordinance or resolution intended to effect a dissolution of its
11existence, the discontinuation of that District is confirmed as
12valid and effective on the date set forth in the ordinance or
13resolution or, if no date is stated therein, on the date the
14ordinance or resolution was passed.
15(Source: Laws 1959, p. 1635.)".