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(55 ILCS 120/) Historical Document Preservation Act.

55 ILCS 120/0.01

    (55 ILCS 120/0.01) (from Ch. 128, par. 17.9)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Historical Document Preservation Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

55 ILCS 120/1

    (55 ILCS 120/1) (from Ch. 128, par. 18)
    Sec. 1. The county board of every county may, by order or resolution authorize and direct to be transferred to the Lincoln Presidential Library, the State Archives or to the State University Library at Urbana, Illinois, or to any historical society duly incorporated and located within the county, such official papers, drawings, maps, writings and records of every description as may be deemed of historic interest or value, and as may be in the custody of any officer of such county. Accurate copies of the same when so transferred shall be substituted for the original when in the judgment of such county board the same may be deemed necessary.
(Source: P.A. 92-600, eff. 7-1-02.)

55 ILCS 120/2

    (55 ILCS 120/2) (from Ch. 128, par. 19)
    Sec. 2. The officer having the custody of such papers, drawings, maps, writings and records shall permit search to be made at all reasonable hours and under his supervision for such as may be deemed of historic interest. Whenever so directed by the county board in the manner prescribed in the foregoing section such officer shall deliver the same to the trustee, directors or librarian or other officer of the Historic Preservation Agency or society designated by such county board.
(Source: P.A. 92-600, eff. 7-1-02.)

55 ILCS 120/3

    (55 ILCS 120/3) (from Ch. 128, par. 20)
    Sec. 3. The county boards may make reasonable appropriations from their respective revenues for the purpose of carrying the provisions of this act into effect.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1419.)