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(50 ILCS 220/) Municipal Adoption of Codes and Records Act.

50 ILCS 220/0.01

    (50 ILCS 220/0.01) (from Ch. 85, par. 1000)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Municipal Adoption of Codes and Records Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

50 ILCS 220/1

    (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.)

50 ILCS 220/2

    (50 ILCS 220/2) (from Ch. 85, par. 1002)
    Sec. 2. Adoption of codes and public records by reference. Any municipality is hereby authorized to adopt by reference, as criteria for the issuance of construction, reconstruction, alteration or installation permits, the provisions of any code or portions of any code as herein defined, without setting forth the provisions of such codes in full, provided that at least three (3) copies of such code which is incorporated or adopted by reference are filed in the office of the clerk of the municipality and there kept available for public use, inspection, and examination. Any municipality is likewise authorized and empowered to adopt by reference the provisions of any public records, provided, likewise, that three (3) copies of such public record are kept on file in the office of the clerk of the municipality as provided above for codes. The filing requirement herein prescribed shall not be deemed to be complied with unless the required copies of such code or public record are filed with the clerk of such municipality for a period of 15 days prior to adoption of the ordinance which incorporates such code or public record by reference. No code nor public record of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois shall be adopted hereunder covering any subject matter for which standards are available in any public record of the State of Illinois, except in the case of fire protection districts, which may adopt any national standard by reference, notwithstanding the provisions of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 80-1495.)

50 ILCS 220/3

    (50 ILCS 220/3) (from Ch. 85, par. 1003)
    Sec. 3. Publication of adopting ordinance.
    Nothing contained in this statute shall be deemed to relieve any municipality from the requirement of publishing the ordinance in full which adopts such code or public record by reference, and all provisions applicable to such publication shall be fully and completely carried out as if no code or public record was incorporated therein.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 1690.)

50 ILCS 220/4

    (50 ILCS 220/4) (from Ch. 85, par. 1004)
    Sec. 4. Adoption of penalty clauses by reference prohibited.
    Nothing contained in this act shall be deemed to permit the adoption of the penalty clauses by reference which may be established in the code or public record which is being incorporated by reference, and such penalty clauses shall be set forth in full in the adopting ordinance and be published along with and in the same manner as the adopting ordinance is required to be published.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 1690.)

50 ILCS 220/5

    (50 ILCS 220/5) (from Ch. 85, par. 1005)
    Sec. 5. Amendments to codes or public records.
    Any amendment which may be made to any code or public record incorporated by reference by a municipality hereunder, may be likewise adopted by reference provided that the required number of amended or corrected copies are filed with the clerk of such municipality for inspection, use, and examination by the public. Ordinances adopting amendments by reference shall be required to be published as any other ordinances of the municipality and the requirement as to prior filing before passage shall apply likewise to amendments.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 1690.)

50 ILCS 220/6

    (50 ILCS 220/6) (from Ch. 85, par. 1006)
    Sec. 6. Ratification of previous adoptions by reference.
    Any municipality which has heretofore enacted a code or public record by reference thereto shall not be required to re-enact such code or public record by reason of this act, and all previous incorporations by reference which would have been valid if this act had then been in effect, are hereby ratified and declared effective, provided, however, that the requisite number of copies are forthwith filed with the clerk of such municipality, if they have not already been so filed.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 1690.)

50 ILCS 220/7

    (50 ILCS 220/7) (from Ch. 85, par. 1007)
    Sec. 7. Constitutionality.
    Any provision, section, or subsection of this act which may be declared unconstitutional or invalid by any competent court shall not affect the validity of any other provision, section, or subsection of this act, and the same shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding the invalidity of such other provision, section, or subsection of the act.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 1690.)