Sen. Pamela J. Althoff

Filed: 5/6/2015





09900HB0229sam001LRB099 04103 AWJ 35067 a


2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 229 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing
5Sections 5-44010 and 5-44020 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-44010)
7    Sec. 5-44010. Applicability. The powers and authorities
8provided by this Division 5-44 apply to McHenry County, Lake
9County, and DuPage County only to counties with a population of
10more than 900,000 and less than 3,000,000 that are contiguous
11to a county with a population of more than 3,000,000 and units
12of local government within such counties.
13(Source: P.A. 98-126, eff. 8-2-13.)
14    (55 ILCS 5/5-44020)
15    Sec. 5-44020. Definitions. In this Division 5-44:



09900HB0229sam001- 2 -LRB099 04103 AWJ 35067 a

1    "Fire protection jurisdiction" means a fire protection
2district, municipal fire department, or service organized
3under Section 5-1056.1 of the Counties Code, Sections 195 and
4200 of the Township Code, Section 10-2.1 of the Illinois
5Municipal Code, or the Illinois Fire Protection District Act.
6    "Governing board" means the individual or individuals who
7constitute the corporate authorities of a unit of local
9    "Unit of local government" or "unit" means any unit of
10local government located entirely within one county, to which
11the county board chairman or county executive directly appoints
12a majority of its governing board with the advice and consent
13of the county board, but shall not include a fire protection
14district that directly employs any regular full-time
15employees, a board organized under Section 3a of the Community
16Mental Health Act, a conservation district organized under the
17Conservation District Act, or a special district organized
18under the Water Commission Act of 1985.
19(Source: P.A. 98-126, eff. 8-2-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)
20    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
21becoming law.".