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COUNTIES55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-3
(55 ILCS 5/) Counties Code.
(55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-3 heading)
Contracts in General
55 ILCS 5/5-3001
(55 ILCS 5/5-3001)
(from Ch. 34, par. 5-3001)
Deeds and conveyances; validation.
All deeds, grants and
conveyances heretofore made, and duly acknowledged and recorded as other
deeds, conveying any lands, tenements or hereditaments to any county or to
the inhabitants of any county, or to the county commissioners, county
board, or to the governor, or any other officer or person or persons, by
whatever form of conveyance, for the use and benefit of any county, shall
be good and valid, to all intents and purposes, to vest in such county, in
fee simple, or otherwise, all such right, title, interest an estate as the
grantor or grantors in any such deed or conveyance had, at the time of the
execution thereof, in the land conveyed and intended thereby to be conveyed.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)
55 ILCS 5/5-3002
(55 ILCS 5/5-3002)
(from Ch. 34, par. 5-3002)
Contractual rights of county; suits.
bonds, bills, contracts, covenants, agreements or writings, made or to be
made, whereby any person is or shall be bound to the People of the State of
Illinois, or to any county or the inhabitants thereof, or to the county
commissioners, or the county board, or to the governor, or any other
officer or person, in whatever form, for the payment of money, or any debt
or duty, or the performance of any matter or thing to or for the use of any
county, shall be as valid and effectual, to all intents and purposes, to
vest in such county all the rights, interest and actions which would be
vested in any individual, if any such contract had been made directly to
him. Suits may be commenced, sued and prosecuted thereon in the name of the
county, as is provided herein, or in the name of the officer or person to
whom they are made, to the use of the county, as fully and effectually, to
all intents and purposes, as any person may or can upon like notes, bills,
bonds, contracts, agreements or writings made to him.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)