(70 ILCS 1850/3)
(from Ch. 19, par. 403)
There is created a political subdivision, body politic, and
municipal corporation by the name of the Shawneetown Regional Port District
embracing the following territory in Gallatin county: all of the territory
included in the civil townships of Upper New Haven Township, Lower New
Haven Township, Shawnee Township, Gold Hill Township, Equality Township,
Eagle Creek Township, and Bowlesville Township; and the following territory
in Hardin county: all of the territory included in congressional Township
11 South, Range 9 East of the third principal meridian and in congressional
Township 11 South, Range 10 East of the third principal meridian.
Territory may be annexed to the District in the manner hereinafter
provided in this Act.
The District may sue and be sued in its corporate name but execution
shall not in any case issue against any property of the District. It may
adopt a common seal and change the same at pleasure.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 2975.)