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Full Text of HB4132  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning local government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
5 changing Section 8-8-3 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/8-8-3)  (from Ch. 24, par. 8-8-3)
7     Sec. 8-8-3.     (a) The corporate authorities of each
8 municipality coming under the provisions of this Division 8
9 shall cause an audit of the funds and accounts of the
10 municipality to be made by an accountant or accountants
11 employed by such municipality or by an accountant or
12 accountants retained by the Comptroller, as hereinafter
13 provided.
14     (b) The accounts and funds of each municipality (i) having
15 a population of 800 or more; (ii) having bonded debt in the
16 amount of $5,000,000 or more; (iii) having a population of 200
17 or more and or having a bonded debt in any amount; or (iv)
18 having a population of 200 or more and owning or operating any
19 type of public utility shall be audited annually. The audit
20 herein required shall include all of the accounts and funds of
21 the municipality. Such audit shall be begun as soon as possible
22 after the close of the fiscal year, and shall be completed and
23 the report submitted within 6 months after the close of such



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1 fiscal year, unless an extension of time shall be granted by
2 the Comptroller in writing. The accountant or accountants
3 making the audit shall submit not less than 2 copies of the
4 audit report to the corporate authorities of the municipality
5 being audited. Municipalities not operating utilities may
6 cause audits of the accounts of municipalities to be made more
7 often than herein provided, by an accountant or accountants.
8 The audit report of such audit when filed with the Comptroller
9 together with an audit report covering the remainder of the
10 period for which an audit is required to be filed hereunder
11 shall satisfy the requirements of this Section.
12     (c) Municipalities of less than 800 population that are not
13 subject to subsection (b) of this Section which do not own or
14 operate public utilities and do not have bonded debt, shall
15 file annually with the Comptroller a financial report
16 containing information required by the Comptroller. Such
17 annual financial report shall be on forms devised by the
18 Comptroller in such manner as to not require professional
19 accounting services for its preparation.
20     In addition to any audit report required, all
21 municipalities, except municipalities that are not subject to
22 subsection (b) of this Section of less than 800 population
23 which do not own or operate public utilities and do not have
24 bonded debt, shall file annually with the Comptroller a
25 supplemental report on forms devised and approved by the
26 Comptroller.



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1 (Source: P.A. 78-592.)
2     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
3 becoming law.