Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Discontinuance of Township within Coterminous Municipality Division of the Township Code. In provisions allowing a township to discontinue and consolidate with a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipally, allows a county to initiate discontinuance of the township with the county taking control of the former township's operations. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that, in addition to any other procedure available by law to discontinue a township, upon resolutions of the board of trustees of Capital Township in Sangamon County and the Sangamon County Board, and after referendum approval by the voters of the Township and County: (1) Capital Township in Sangamon County is discontinued; and (2) all the rights, powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations, and responsibilities of the Township are transferred to Sangamon County, including, but not limited to, the administration of the Capital Township's general assistance program. Provides that Capital Township and Sangamon County shall follow the same procedures that townships and municipalities must follow under Article 29 of the Township Code in order to dissolve the Township and transfer all the rights, powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations, and responsibilities of the Township to the County. Effective immediately.