(70 ILCS 910/3)
(from Ch. 23, par. 1253)
(a) "Hospital" means any hospital for in-patient and out-patient
medical or surgical care of persons in need thereof.
(b) "Public Hospital" means a hospital owned by a Hospital District or
other public agency which is used or is intended for use by the public
(c) "Facilities" means and includes real estate and any and all forms of
tangible and intangible personal property and services used or useful as an
aid, or constituting an advantage or convenience to the safe and efficient
operation or maintenance of a public hospital. "Facilities" shall also
include, but not be limited to, any clinics, dispensaries, physician
offices, surgery centers, diagnostic facilities, congregate
housing units, assisted living units, sheltered care facilities, and
(d) "Municipality" means any city, village or incorporated town of the
State of Illinois.
(e) "Hospital District" means a municipal corporation created and
established under Section 4 of this Act. "District" and "Hospital
District" are synonymous.
(f) "Board of Directors" and "Board" mean the board of directors of an
established District or a District proposed to be established.
(g) "Public Agency" means any municipality, county, township,
tuberculosis sanitarium district, or political subdivision that maintains a
(Source: P.A. 92-534, eff. 5-14-02.)