(50 ILCS 220/1) (from Ch. 85, par. 1001)
    Sec. 1. Definitions.
    As used in the text of this act, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated as follows, unless the context otherwise requires:
    (a) "Municipality" means any fire protection district or other political subdivision of the State of Illinois having power to legislate on the subject matters mentioned in this Act.
    (b) "Code" means any published compilation of rules and regulations which have been prepared by nationally recognized technical trade or service associations and includes specifically, building codes; plumbing codes; electrical wiring codes; fire prevention codes; codes for the slaughtering, processing, and selling of meats and meat products for human consumption; codes for the production, pasteurization and sale of milk and milk products;
    (c) "Public record" means any municipal, state, or federal statute, rule, or regulation adopted prior to the exercise by any municipality of the authority to incorporate by reference herein granted; provided, however, that this definition shall not include the municipal ordinances, rules or regulations of any municipality except those of the municipality which is exercising the right to incorporate by reference, nor shall this definition include the state laws, rules, or regulations of any state other than the State of Illinois;
    (d) "Published" means printed, lithographed, multigraphed, mimeographed, or otherwise reproduced.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1369.)