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Public Act 100-0498


 

Public Act 0498 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 100-0498
 
HB3536 EnrolledLRB100 08997 AWJ 19143 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 Joliet Regional Port District Act is amended
by changing Section 15 as follows:
 
    (70 ILCS 1825/15)  (from Ch. 19, par. 265)
    Sec. 15. Appointment of Board. Within 60 days after this
Act becomes effective the Governor, by and with the advice and
consent of the Senate shall appoint 3 members of the Board who
reside within the District outside the corporate boundaries of
the City of Joliet for initial terms expiring June 1st of the
years 1959, 1961, and 1963, respectively, and the Mayor, with
the advice and consent of the City Council of the City of
Joliet, shall appoint 3 members of the Board who reside within
the City of Joliet for initial terms expiring June 1st of the
years 1958, 1960, and 1962, respectively. Of the 3 members each
appointed by the Governor and the Mayor not more than 2 shall
be affiliated with the same political party at the time of
appointment. Beginning with the first appointment made by the
Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, after the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General
Assembly, the Governor must appoint members who reside within
the District outside the corporate boundaries of the City of
Joliet and the Village of Romeoville. Within 60 days after the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 94th General
Assembly, the County Executive of Will County, with the advice
and consent of the County Board, shall appoint 3 members of the
Board for terms expiring June 1st of 2008, 2010, and 2012,
respectively. Within 60 days after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, the President of
the Village of Romeoville, with the advice and consent of the
corporate authorities of the Village of Romeoville, shall
appoint one member of the Board who resides within the Village
of Romeoville for an initial term expiring June 1st of 2016;
and within 60 days after the effective date of this amendatory
Act of the 100th General Assembly, the President of the Village
of Romeoville, with the advice and consent of the corporate
authorities of the Village of Romeoville, shall appoint one
additional member who resides within the Village of Romeoville
for an initial term expiring June 1st of 2021.
    At the expiration of the term of any member, his or her
successor shall be appointed by the Governor, Mayor, President
of the Village of Romeoville, or County Executive of Will
County in like manner and with like regard to political party
affiliation and place of residence of the appointee, as
appointments for the initial terms.
    All successors shall hold office for the term of 6 years
from the first day of June of the year in which the term of
office commences, except in the case of an appointment to fill
a vacancy. In case of vacancy in the office of any member
appointed by the Governor during the recess of the Senate, the
Governor shall make a temporary appointment until the next
meeting of the Senate when he or she shall nominate some person
to fill such office; and any person so nominated, who is
confirmed by the Senate, shall hold his or her office during
the remainder of the term and until his or her successor shall
be appointed and qualified. If the Senate is not in session at
the time this Act takes effect, the Governor shall make
temporary appointments as in case of vacancies. The Governor,
the Mayor, the President of the Village of Romeoville, and the
County Executive shall certify their respective appointments
to the Secretary of State. Within 30 days after certification
of his or her appointment, and before entering upon the duties
of his or her office, each member of the Board shall take and
subscribe the constitutional oath of office and file it in the
office of the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 96-1283, eff. 7-26-10.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 9/8/2017