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Public Act 096-0505


 

Public Act 0505 96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 096-0505
 
HB0587 Enrolled LRB096 03388 RLJ 13411 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
changing Section 11-10-2 as follows:
 
    (65 ILCS 5/11-10-2)  (from Ch. 24, par. 11-10-2)
    Sec. 11-10-2. A department foreign fire insurance board
shall be created within the fire department of each
municipality with fewer The corporate authorities of any
municipality containing less than 500,000 250,000 inhabitants
that which has an organized fire department. The board shall
consist of 7 trustees; the fire chief, who shall hold office by
virtue of rank, and 6 members, who shall be elected at large by
the sworn members of the department. If there is an
insufficient number of candidates to fill all these positions,
the number of board members may be reduced, but not to fewer
than 3 trustees shall pass an ordinance providing for the
election of officers of the department foreign fire insurance
board by the members of the department. All members of the
department shall be eligible to be elected as officers of the
department foreign fire insurance board. The members of this
board shall annually elect officers. These officers shall be a
chairman and include a treasurer. The trustees of the
department foreign fire insurance board , and they shall make
all needful rules and regulations with respect to the
department foreign fire insurance board and the management of
the money to be appropriated to the board. The officers of the
department foreign fire insurance board shall develop and
maintain a listing of those items that the board feels are
appropriate expenditures under this Act. The treasurer of the
department foreign fire insurance board shall give a sufficient
bond to the municipality in which the fire department is
organized. This bond shall be approved by the mayor or
president, as the case may be, conditioned upon the faithful
performance by the treasurer of his or her duties under the
ordinance and the rules and regulations provided for in this
section. The treasurer of the department foreign fire insurance
board shall receive the appropriated money and shall pay out
the money upon the order of the department foreign fire
insurance board for the maintenance, use, and benefit of the
department. As part of the annual municipal audit, these funds
shall be audited to verify that the funds have been expended by
that board only these purchases are for the maintenance, use,
and benefit of the department.
    The provisions of this Section shall be the exclusive power
of the State, pursuant to subsection (h) of Section 6 of
Article VII of the Constitution.
(Source: P.A. 95-807, eff. 8-12-08.)
 
    Section 10. The Fire Protection District Act is amended by
adding Section 11i as follows:
 
    (70 ILCS 705/11i new)
    Sec. 11i. Department foreign fire insurance board.
    (a) A department foreign fire insurance board shall exist
within the fire department of each fire protection district
that has an organized fire department, employs full-time
firefighters, and is subject to a collective bargaining
agreement.
    (b) The board shall consist of 7 trustees; the fire chief,
who shall hold office by virtue of rank, and 6 members, who
shall be elected at large by the sworn members of the
department. If there are an insufficient number of candidates
to fill all these positions, the number of board members may be
reduced, but not to fewer than 3 trustees. All sworn members of
the department shall be eligible to vote for and be elected as
officers of the board.
    (c) The members of the board shall annually elect officers.
These officers shall be a chairman and a treasurer.
    (d) The trustees of the board shall make rules with respect
to the board and the management of the money to be appropriated
to the board.
    (e) The treasurer of the board shall give a sufficient bond
to the board of trustees of the fire protection district,
conditioned upon the faithful performance by the treasurer of
his or her duties under this Section. This bond must be
approved by the board of trustees of the fire protection
district.
    (f) The officers of the department foreign fire insurance
board shall develop and maintain a listing of those items that
the board feels are appropriate expenditures under this
Section. The officers shall make rules concerning the board and
the management of the money appropriated to the board.
    (g) All of the money paid to the secretary of the fire
protection district under Section 11-10-1 of the Illinois
Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/11-10-1) shall be set apart and shall
be appropriated annually by the board of trustees of the fire
protection district to the department foreign fire insurance
board.
    (h) The treasurer of the department foreign fire insurance
board shall receive the appropriated money and shall pay out
the money upon the order of the board for the maintenance, use,
and benefit of the department. As part of the fire protection
district's annual audit, these funds shall be audited to verify
that the funds have been expended by the board only for the
maintenance, use, and benefit of the department.
 
    Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
Section 8.33 as follows:
 
    (30 ILCS 805/8.33 new)
    Sec. 8.33. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and 8
of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for the
implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act of
the 96th General Assembly.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/14/2009