State of Illinois
91st General Assembly

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 1        AN  ACT  to  amend  the Illinois Municipal Code by adding
 2    Section 11-61-1.5.

 3        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:

 5        Section  5.  The  Illinois  Municipal  Code is amended by
 6    adding Section 11-61-1.5 as follows:

 7        (65 ILCS 5/11-61-1.5 new)
 8        Sec. 11-61-1.5.  Acquiring property by gift,  legacy,  or
 9    grant.  Every  municipality has the power to acquire by gift,
10    legacy, or grant any real estate  or  personal  property,  or
11    rights  therein,  for  purposes authorized under this Code as
12    its governing body may  deem  proper,  whether  the  land  or
13    personal  property is located within or outside the municipal
14    boundaries.  This Section applies  to  gifts,  legacies,  and
15    grants  acquired  before,  on, or after the effective date of
16    this amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly.

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