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Public Act 096-1037





Public Act 096-1037
HB4818 EnrolledLRB096 16470 RLJ 31740 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 Upper Mississippi River International Port
District Act is amended by changing Section 38 as follows:
    (70 ILCS 1863/38)
    Sec. 38. Disconnection. The registered voters of a county
included in the District may petition the local election
authority State Board of Elections requesting the submission of
the question of whether the county should be disconnected from
the District to the electors of the county. The petition shall
be circulated in the manner required by Section 28-3 of the
Election Code and objections thereto and the manner of their
disposition shall be in accordance with Section 28-4 of the
Election Code. If a petition is filed with the local election
authority State Board of Elections, signed by not less than 5%
of the registered voters of the county or that portion of the
county that is within the District, requesting that the
question of disconnection be submitted to the electors of the
county, the local election authority State Board of Elections
must certify the question to the proper election authority,
which must submit the question at a regular election held at
least 78 days after the petition is filed in accordance with
the Election Code.
    The question must be submitted in substantially the
following form:
    Shall (name of county) be disconnected from the
    Upper Mississippi River International Port District?
The votes must be recorded as "Yes" or "No". If a majority of
the electors voting on the question vote in the affirmative,
the county or portion of the county that is within the District
shall be disconnected from the District.
(Source: P.A. 96-636, eff. 8-24-09.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/14/2010