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Full Text of HB0405  99th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced , by Rep. Ron Sandack


70 ILCS 1235/1  from Ch. 105, par. 113

    Amends the Park Commissioners Land Sale Act. Provides that notice of an application for the sale of park district land not exceeding 3 acres shall be given at least ten days before the day of the hearing on the application. Provides that all interested persons may appear at the hearing of the application in Circuit Court. Effective immediately.

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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 Park Commissioners Land Sale Act is amended
5by changing Section 1 as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 1235/1)  (from Ch. 105, par. 113)
7    Sec. 1. Any board of park commissioners having the control
8or supervision of any public park, boulevard, driveway or
9highway, and having any piece or parcel of land not exceeding 3
10acres in area, which shall no longer be needed or deemed
11necessary or useful for the purpose of said park, boulevard,
12driveway or highway may apply to the Circuit Court of the
13county in which such piece or parcel of land is situated, by
14petition in writing for leave to sell the same. Notice of such
15application shall be given by said board of park commissioners
16in some newspaper published in said county at least ten days
17before the day of the hearing on such application named
18therein, when said application will be made. All persons
19interested may appear before said Circuit Court either in
20person or by attorney at the hearing on such when said
21application shall be made, and object to the granting thereof.
22After hearing all persons interested, if said court shall deem
23the granting of said application to be for the public interest,



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1it shall direct that the property mentioned in said
2application, or any part thereof, be sold and conveyed by the
3said board of park commissioners for the use of said park,
4boulevard, driveway or highway, upon such terms and conditions
5as the said court may think proper.
6(Source: P.A. 81-1333.)
7    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8becoming law.