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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 Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act is
5amended by changing Section 2 as follows:
6    (50 ILCS 105/2)  (from Ch. 102, par. 2)
7    Sec. 2. No mayor or alderman of any city, or president or
8member of the board of trustees of any village, during the term
9of office for which he or she is elected, may accept, be
10appointed to, or hold any office or position of compensated
11employment by the appointment of the mayor or president of the
12board of trustees, unless the alderman or board member is
13granted a leave of absence from such office, or unless he or
14she first resigns from the office of alderman or member of the
15board of trustees, or unless the holding of another office is
16authorized by law. The mayor, president, alderman, or board
17member may, however, serve as a volunteer fireman and receive
18compensation for that service. The alderman may also serve as a
19commissioner of the Beardstown Regional Flood Prevention
20District board. Any appointment in violation of this Section is
21void. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit an
22elected municipal official from holding elected office in
23another unit of local government as long as there is no



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1contractual relationship between the municipality and the
2other unit of local government. This amendatory Act of 1995 is
3declarative of existing law and is not a new enactment.
4(Source: P.A. 97-309, eff. 8-11-11.)