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Public Act 098-1174





Public Act 098-1174
HB3707 EnrolledLRB098 14106 OMW 48681 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 Township Code is amended by changing Section
80-10 as follows:
    (60 ILCS 1/80-10)
    Sec. 80-10. Board meetings; township and road district
    (a) The township board shall meet at the township clerk's
office for the purpose of examining and auditing the township
and road district accounts before any bills (other than general
assistance, obligations for Social Security taxes as required
by the Social Security Enabling Act, and wages that are subject
to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, or other
expenses determined by the township board by resolution) are
paid, provided that payments made pursuant to a board
resolution shall be reviewed and verified at the next meeting.
The board may meet at other times as they determine. The
township board may consider and approve bills individually or
in a summary statement of any number of bills.
    (b) Upon the request of the supervisor or of any 2 board
members, the township clerk shall call a meeting at the time
requested and shall furnish to the board members at least 48
hours' notice of the meeting.
    (c) The township board may declare a vacancy in the office
of township supervisor or trustee if the supervisor or a
trustee has 5 or more consecutive unexcused absences from
regularly scheduled township board meetings.
    (d) The township board may adopt rules not inconsistent
with this Code to govern its meetings. The rules may provide
for excused absences of the supervisor or trustees from
township board meetings.
    (e) All meetings of the township board shall be open to the
public as provided in the Open Meetings Act.
(Source: P.A. 88-62; incorporates 88-360; 88-670, eff.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 1/12/2015