Rep. Tim Butler

Filed: 4/13/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2994 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
55-1186 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-1186 new)
7    Sec. 5-1186. Discontinuance of Capital Township in
8Sangamon County. In addition to any other procedure available
9by law to discontinue a township, upon resolutions of the
10board of trustees of Capital Township in Sangamon County and
11the Sangamon County Board, and after referendum approval by
12the voters of the township and county: (1) Capital Township in
13Sangamon County is discontinued; and (2) all the rights,
14powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations,
15and responsibilities of the Township are transferred to
16Sangamon County, including, but not limited to, the



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1administration of the Capital Township's general assistance
2program. Capital Township and Sangamon County shall follow the
3same procedures that townships and municipalities must follow
4under Article 29 of the Township Code in order to dissolve the
5township and transfer all the rights, powers, duties, assets,
6property, liabilities, obligations, and responsibilities of
7the Township to the County.
8    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9becoming law.".