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Public Act 095-0119




Public Act 095-0119
SB0612 Enrolled LRB095 04759 HLH 24818 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 Township Code is amended by changing Section
85-13 as follows:
    (60 ILCS 1/85-13)
    Sec. 85-13. Township services, generally.
    (a) The township board may either expend funds directly or
may enter into any cooperative agreement or contract with any
other governmental entity, not-for-profit corporation,
non-profit community service association, or any for-profit
business entity as provided in subsection (b) with respect to
the expenditure of township funds, or funds made available to
the township under the federal State and Local Fiscal
Assistance Act of 1972, to provide any of the following
services to the residents of the township:
        (1) Ordinary and necessary maintenance and operating
    expenses for the following:
            (A) Public safety (including law enforcement, fire
        protection, and building code enforcement).
            (B) Environmental protection (including sewage
        disposal, sanitation, and pollution abatement).
            (C) Public transportation (including transit
        systems, paratransit systems, and streets and roads).
            (D) Health.
            (E) Recreation.
            (F) Libraries.
            (G) Social services for the poor and aged.
        (2) Ordinary and necessary capital expenditures
    authorized by law.
        (3) Development and retention of business, industrial,
    manufacturing, and tourist facilities within the township.
    (b) To be eligible to receive funds from the township under
this Section, a private not-for-profit corporation or
community service association shall have been in existence at
least one year before receiving the funds. The township board
may, however, for the purpose of providing day care services,
contract with day care facilities licensed under the Child Care
Act of 1969, regardless of whether the facilities are organized
on a for-profit or not-for-profit basis.
    (c) Township governments that directly expend or contract
for day care shall use the standard of need established by the
Department of Children and Family Services in determining
recipients of subsidized day care and shall use the rate
schedule used by the Department of Children and Family Services
for the purchase of subsidized day care.
    (d) Township governments that directly expend or contract
for senior citizen services may contract with for-profit (or
not-for-profit) and non-sectarian organizations as provided in
Sections 220-15 and 220-35.
    (e) Those township supervisors or other elected township
officials who are also members of a county board shall not vote
on questions before the township board or the county board that
relate to agreements or contracts between the township and the
county under this Section or agreements or contracts between
the township and the county that are otherwise authorized by
    (f) The township board may enter into direct agreements
with for-profit corporations or other business entities to
carry out recycling programs in unincorporated areas of the
    The township board may by ordinance administer a recycling
program or adopt rules and regulations relating to recycling
programs in unincorporated areas of the township that it from
time to time deems necessary and may provide penalties for
violations of those rules and regulations.
    (g) For purposes of alleviating high unemployment,
economically depressed conditions, and lack of moderately
priced housing, the trustees of a township that includes all or
a portion of a city that is a "financially distressed city"
under the Financially Distressed City Law may contract with one
or more not-for-profit or for-profit organizations to
construct and operate within the boundaries of the township a
factory designed to manufacture housing or housing components.
The contract may provide for the private organization or
organizations to manage some or all operations of the factory
and may provide for (i) payment of employee compensation and
taxes; (ii) discharge of other legal responsibilities; (iii)
sale of products; (iv) disposition of the factory, equipment,
and other property; and (v) any other matters the township
trustees consider reasonable.
(Source: P.A. 86-475; 86-580; 86-1028; 86-1194; 87-708;
87-810; 87-895; 87-999; 88-62.)
    Section 10. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by adding
Section 6-132 as follows:
    (605 ILCS 5/6-132 new)
    Sec. 6-132. Recycling. A road district may organize,
administer, or participate in one or more recycling programs.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/13/2007