Public Act 90-0112 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0112

HB0480 Enrolled                                LRB9001422DNcc

    AN ACT to amend the Township  Code  by  changing  Section

    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 25-5 as follows:

    (60 ILCS 1/25-5)
    Sec.   25-5.  Petition   and  referendum  to  discontinue
township organization. Upon the petition of at least  10%  of
the registered legal voters of each township of a any county,
as  determined  on  the  date  registration closed before the
regular election next preceding the last  day  on  which  the
petition   may   be  is  filed,  that  has  adopted  township
organization, the county board shall certify and cause to  be
submitted  to  the  voters of the county, at the next general
election,  the  question  of  the  continuance  of   township
organization.   A  signature on a petition shall not be valid
or counted  in  considering  the  petition  unless  the  form
requirements are complied with and the date of each signature
is  less  than  90  days  before  the last day for filing the
petition.  The statement of the  person  who  circulates  the
petition must include an attestation (i) indicating the dates
on which that sheet was circulated, (ii) indicating the first
and  last  date  on which that sheet was circulated, or (iii)
certifying that none of  the  signatures  on  the  sheet  was
signed  more  than 90 days before the last day for filing the
petition.  The proposition  shall  be  substantially  in  the
         Shall township organization be continued in (name of
The votes shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
    The   petition  shall  be  treated  and  the  proposition
certified in the manner provided by the general election law.
After  the  proposition  has  once  been  submitted  to   the
electorate,  the  proposition  shall not be resubmitted for 4
(Source: P.A. 88-62; 89-235, eff. 8-4-95.)

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