(65 ILCS 5/11-152-1)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-152-1)
(a) The corporate authorities of any municipality over
1,000,000 in population
may establish a
municipal insurance availability program to make available to the residents
of such municipality, who are
otherwise unable to obtain such insurance at affordable rates,
insurance against damage or loss, including the costs of diagnosis
or repair, where the proximate cause of such damage or loss is attributable
to the breakage or stoppage of a water or sewage drainage system or pipes, apparatus
and conduits utilized in connection therewith.
(b) The corporate authorities shall establish uniform eligibility
requirements for participation in the program.
(c) The corporate authorities shall appoint a program administrator to
operate the program.
(Source: P.A. 84-1431.)