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65 ILCS 5/2-3-6

    (65 ILCS 5/2-3-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 2-3-6)
    Sec. 2-3-6. Upon the filing of such a petition with the circuit clerk, the court shall hear testimony and rule that the area under consideration is or is not a village in fact. The ruling of the court shall be entered of record in the court. If the court rules that the area does not constitute a village in fact, the petition to incorporate the area as a village is denied and no subsequent petition concerning village incorporation of any of the land described in the earlier petition may be filed within one year. If the court rules that the area does constitute a village in fact, such court shall enter an order so finding and the proposition shall be certified and submitted to the electors of such area in the manner provided by the general election law. The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
    Shall the territory (here          YES
describe it) be incorporated as    ---------------------------
a village under the general law?       NO
    The result of the election shall be entered of record in the court. If a majority of the votes cast at the election favor incorporation as a village under the general law the inhabitants of the territory described in the petition are incorporated as a village under this Code with the name stated in the petition.
(Source: P.A. 83-343.)