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Full Text of HB3593  101st General Assembly




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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 Counties Code is amended by changing Section
52-1003 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/2-1003)  (from Ch. 34, par. 2-1003)
7    Sec. 2-1003. Chairman and vice-chairman of county board.
8The county board shall, unless the chairman is elected by the
9voters of the county, at its first meeting in the month
10following the month in which county board members are elected,
11choose one of its members as chairman for a term of 2 years and
12at the same meeting, choose one of its members as vice-chairman
13for a term of 2 years. The vice-chairman shall serve in the
14place of the chairman at any meeting of the county board in
15which the chairman is not present. In case of the absence of
16the chairman and the vice-chairman at any meeting, the members
17present shall choose one of their number as temporary chairman.
18    A chairman who is chosen by the county board may be
19removed, with or without cause, upon a motion adopted by an
20affirmative vote of four-fifths of the county board. Upon
21adoption of a motion to remove the chairman: (i) the chairman
22position becomes vacant and the former chairman's compensation
23shall be prorated to the date the motion was approved; (ii) the



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1vice-chairman immediately assumes the duties of chairman
2without chairman compensation; and (iii) a new chairman shall
3be elected at the next regularly scheduled county board
4meeting. A chairman removed under this Section maintains his or
5her status as a member of the county board.
6(Source: P.A. 86-962.)