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Public Act 100-0056


Public Act 0056 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0056
HB2427 EnrolledLRB100 08212 AWJ 18310 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
Sections 210-7 and 210-10 as follows:
    (60 ILCS 1/210-7)
    Sec. 210-7. Disposal of brush and leaves. Notwithstanding
any provision of this Article to the contrary, the corporate
authorities of a township may, by ordinance, provide for the
collection, transport, and disposal, and recycling of brush,
wood chips, and leaves within the unincorporated areas of the
township without referendum approval. The corporate
authorities of the township may use funds authorized under
Section 30-117 to provide for the collection, transport, and
disposal of brush and leaves.
(Source: P.A. 97-417, eff. 1-1-12.)
    (60 ILCS 1/210-10)
    Sec. 210-10. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless
the context clearly requires otherwise:
    "Ashes" means residue from fires used for cooking and for
heating buildings.
    "Garbage" means wastes resulting from the handling,
preparation, cooking, and consumption of food and wastes from
the handling, storage, and sale of produce.
    "Recycling" means the transfer of brush, wood chips, or
leaves by employees of the township to a facility or place that
will utilize the product without charge.
    "Refuse" means (i) combustible trash, including but not
limited to paper, cartons, boxes, barrels, wood, excelsior,
tree branches, yard trimmings, wood furniture, and bedding;
(ii) noncombustible trash, including but not limited to metals,
tin cans, metal furniture, dirt, small quantities of rock and
pieces of concrete, glass, crockery, and other mineral waste;
and (iii) street rubbish, including but not limited to street
sweepings, dirt, leaves, catch-basin dirt, and contents of
litter receptacles. "Refuse" does not mean earth and wastes
from building operations, nor does it include solid wastes
resulting from industrial processes and manufacturing
operations such as food processing wastes, boiler-house
cinders, lumber, scraps, and shavings.
(Source: P.A. 77-1827; 88-62.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/11/2017