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Public Act 102-0736


 

Public Act 0736 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 102-0736
 
SB1016 EnrolledLRB102 05063 AWJ 15082 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 Water Commission Act of 1985 is amended by
changing Section 0.001 as follows:
 
    (70 ILCS 3720/0.001)
    Sec. 0.001. Commissioners; terms; vacancies. Effective
January 1, 2011, the terms of office of the chairperson and all
commissioners of water commissions appointed pursuant to this
Act shall terminate and the commission shall be reconstituted.
    (a) The commissioners of water commissions appointed
pursuant to this Act shall be appointed as follows:
        (1) A chairperson, who shall also serve in the
    capacity of a commissioner, shall be appointed by the
    chairperson of the county board of the home county with
    the advice and consent of the county board. For
    appointments made on or after the effective date of this
    amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly, the
    chairperson shall be a resident of the home county.
        (2) One commissioner from each county board district
    within the home county shall be appointed by the
    chairperson of the county board of the home county with
    the advice and consent of the county board.
        (3) One commissioner from each county board district
    within the home county shall be appointed by the majority
    vote of the mayors of those included municipalities that
    have the greatest percentage of their respective
    populations residing within such county board district of
    the home county. A vice-chairperson of the commission
    shall be appointed from the commissioners appointed
    pursuant to this paragraph by a majority vote of these
    commissioners.
        (4) Upon receipt of water by any territorial
    municipality, one commissioner from a territorial
    municipality shall be appointed by the chairperson of the
    county board of the home county with the advice and
    consent of the county board.
        (5) Upon receipt of water by a territorial
    municipality, one commissioner from a territorial
    municipality shall be appointed by the majority vote of
    the mayors of those territorial municipalities.
    (b) All commissioners shall be residents of the home
county or a resident of an included municipality. However,
commissioners appointed under paragraph (4) or (5) of
subsection (a) on or after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly shall be
residents of a territorial municipality.
    (c) The initial commissioners appointed pursuant to
subsection (a) shall serve the following terms:
        (1) The chairperson shall serve for a term of 6 years.
        (2) At the first meeting of the commission held after
    January 1, 2011, the commissioners appointed pursuant to
    paragraph (2) of subsection (a) shall determine publicly
    by lot one-third of their members to serve for a term of 2
    years, one-third of their members to serve for a term of 4
    years, and one-third of their members to serve for a term
    of 6 years, any odd number of commissioners so determined
    by dividing into thirds to serve 6-year terms.
        (3) At the first meeting of the commission held after
    January 1, 2011, the commissioners and the
    vice-chairperson appointed pursuant to paragraph (3) of
    subsection (a) shall determine publicly by lot one-third
    of their members to serve for a term of 2 years, one-third
    of their members to serve for a term of 4 years, and
    one-third of their members to serve for a term of 6 years,
    any odd number of commissioners so determined by dividing
    into thirds to serve 6-year terms.
        (4) The commissioner appointed pursuant to paragraph
    (4) of subsection (a) shall serve an initial term of 3
    years.
        (5) The commissioner appointed pursuant to paragraph
    (5) of subsection (a) shall serve an initial term of 6
    years.
    The successor commissioners shall serve for a term of 6
years or until their successors have been appointed and
qualified in the same manner as the original appointments.
    (d) A commissioner shall be eligible for reappointment
upon the expiration of his or her term. A vacancy in the office
of a commissioner shall be filled for the balance of the
unexpired term by appointment and with the qualifications as
to residency in the same manner as the original appointment
was made.
    (e) A commissioner may be a member of the governing board,
an officer, or an employee of the county or any unit of local
government located within the county.
    (f) As used in this Section, "territorial municipality"
means a municipality entirely outside of the home county, but
within the territorial limits and receiving water from the
water commission.
(Source: P.A. 96-1389, eff. 7-29-10.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/6/2022