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Full Text of HB0229  99th General Assembly


Sen. Melinda Bush

Filed: 5/18/2016





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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 DuPage, Lake, and
9McHenry Counties only to counties with a population of more
10than 900,000 and less than 3,000,000 that are contiguous to a
11county with a population of more than 3,000,000 and units of
12local 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:



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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 conservation district organized under the
16Conservation District Act, or a special district organized
17under the Water Commission Act of 1985.
18(Source: P.A. 98-126, eff. 8-2-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)
19    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20becoming law.".