Public Act 094-0731
HB4349 Enrolled LRB094 16194 HLH 51437 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
changing Section 11-119.2-3 as follows:
    (65 ILCS 5/11-119.2-3)  (from Ch. 24, par. 11-119.2-3)
    Sec. 11-119.2-3. The following terms whenever used or
referred to in this Division, shall have the following meanings
unless the context requires otherwise:
    (1) "Agency agreement" means the written agreement between
2 or more municipalities establishing a municipal natural gas
    (2) "Bonds" means revenue bonds, notes and other evidences
of obligations of a municipal natural gas agency issued under
the provisions of this Division.
    (3) "Eligible utility" means a public agency or other
entity of any type, which owns, operates or controls any plant
or equipment for the exploration, production, acquisition,
storage, transmission or distribution of natural gas in
connection with the furnishing thereof for sale or resale.
    (4) "Governing body" means, with respect to a municipality,
the council, city council, board of trustees, or other
corporate authority of the municipality which exercises the
general governmental powers of such municipality.
    (5) "Municipal natural gas agency" means a body politic and
corporate, municipal corporation and unit of local government
of the State of Illinois organized in accordance with the
provisions of this Division.
    (6) "Municipality" means a city, village or incorporated
town in the State of Illinois, or any other state in the United
States, owning or operating a natural gas plant or system which
furnishes natural gas service to the public.
    (7) "Project" means any plant, works, system, facility, and
real and personal property of any nature whatsoever, together
with all parts thereof and appurtenances thereto, used or
useful in the storage, acquisition, exploration, production,
distribution, transmission, purchase, sale, exchange or
interchange of natural gas and in the acquisition, extraction,
conversion, transportation, storage or reprocessing of fuel of
any kind for any such purposes, or any interest in, or right to
the use, services, output or capacity, of any such plant,
works, system or facilities.
    (8) "Public agency" means any municipality, political
subdivision, municipal corporation, unit of local government,
governmental unit, or public corporation operated by or
pursuant to the laws of the State of Illinois, of another state
or of the United States, and any state, the United States, and
any commission, board, bureau or other body declared by the
laws of any state or the United States to be a department,
agency, or instrumentality thereof.
    (9) "Natural gas" means any gaseous heating fuel which is
naturally or synthetically produced.
(Source: P.A. 84-1221.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 4/19/2006