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Public Act 099-0312




Public Act 099-0312
SB0376 EnrolledLRB099 03108 AWJ 23116 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 Cook County Forest Preserve District Act is
amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
    (70 ILCS 810/15)  (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6418)
    Sec. 15. The board shall have the right and power to
appoint and maintain a sufficient police force, the members of
which may have and exercise police powers over the territory
within such forest preserves for the preservation of the public
peace, and the observance and enforcement of the ordinances and
laws, such as are conferred upon and exercised by the police of
organized cities and villages; but such police force, when
acting within the limits of any city or village, but outside
the territory owned, leased, or licensed by the district and
property over which the district has easement rights, shall act
in aid of the regular police force of such city or village and
shall then be subject to the direction of its chief of police,
city or village marshals, or other head thereof.
(Source: P.A. 80-320.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2016