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Public Act 101-0197


Public Act 0197 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY


Public Act 101-0197
SB0765 EnrolledLRB101 04525 TAE 49533 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by changing
Section 6-115 as follows:
    (605 ILCS 5/6-115)  (from Ch. 121, par. 6-115)
    Sec. 6-115.
    (a) Except as provided in Section 10-20 of the Township
Code or subsection (b), no person shall be eligible to the
office of highway commissioner unless he shall be a legal voter
and has been one year a resident of the district. In road
districts that elect a clerk the same limitation shall apply to
the district clerk.
    (b) A board of trustees may (i) appoint a non-resident or a
resident that has not resided in the district for one year to
be a highway commissioner, or (ii) contract with a neighboring
township to provide highway commissioner services if:
        (1) the district is within a township with no
    incorporated town;
        (2) the township is a population of less than 500; and
        (3) no qualified candidate who has resided in the
    township for at least one year is willing to serve as
    highway commissioner.
(Source: P.A. 88-670, eff. 12-2-94.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2020