Public Act 099-0709
HB0229 EnrolledLRB099 04103 AWJ 24122 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 Counties Code is amended by changing
Sections 5-44010 and 5-44020 as follows:
    (55 ILCS 5/5-44010)
    Sec. 5-44010. Applicability. The powers and authorities
provided by this Division 5-44 apply to DuPage, Lake, and
McHenry Counties only to counties with a population of more
than 900,000 and less than 3,000,000 that are contiguous to a
county with a population of more than 3,000,000 and units of
local government within such counties.
(Source: P.A. 98-126, eff. 8-2-13.)
    (55 ILCS 5/5-44020)
    Sec. 5-44020. Definitions. In this Division 5-44:
    "Fire protection jurisdiction" means a fire protection
district, municipal fire department, or service organized
under Section 5-1056.1 of the Counties Code, Sections 195 and
200 of the Township Code, Section 10-2.1 of the Illinois
Municipal Code, or the Illinois Fire Protection District Act.
    "Governing board" means the individual or individuals who
constitute the corporate authorities of a unit of local
    "Unit of local government" or "unit" means any unit of
local government located entirely within one county, to which
the county board chairman or county executive directly appoints
a majority of its governing board with the advice and consent
of the county board, but shall not include a fire protection
district that directly employs any regular full-time
employees, a conservation district organized under the
Conservation District Act, or a special district organized
under the Water Commission Act of 1985.
(Source: P.A. 98-126, eff. 8-2-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/5/2016