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Full Text of SB3047  97th General Assembly



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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by changing
5Section 6-104 as follows:
6    (605 ILCS 5/6-104)  (from Ch. 121, par. 6-104)
7    Sec. 6-104. Whenever the territory of any municipality of a
8population of not less than 15,000 is a part of a road district
9two or more road districts in a county not under township
10organization, and shall by resolution of its council or its
11president and board of trustees request the county board to
12organize it into a separate road district and designate the
13name thereof, the county board shall comply with such request,
14and provide for such organization of such municipality into a
15new road district under the name designated in such resolution
16of such city council, or president and board of trustees, if
17any be designated therein.
18    Whenever a road district shall have been or shall hereafter
19be organized as provided in this Section and any of the
20territory of such municipality shall be disconnected from such
21municipality, the county board, upon receipt of a certified
22copy of the resolution or ordinance of the municipality
23disconnecting such territory, by resolution, shall disconnect



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1such territory from such road district and annex it to an
2adjacent road district or districts. Whenever such
3municipality, at any one time shall have annexed or shall
4hereafter annex any territory, the county board, by resolution,
5shall disconnect such territory from the road district or
6districts in which it may be situated and annex the same to the
7road district in which such municipality is situated.
8    All the powers vested in a road district organized out of
9the territory embraced within any municipality, including all
10the powers vested by law in the highway commissioner of a road
11district, shall be vested in and exercised by the city council,
12or president and board of trustees of such municipality,
13including the power to levy a tax for the proper construction,
14maintenance and repair of roads in such district as provided in
15Section 6--501 of this Code. Any such tax whether heretofore or
16hereafter levied shall be in addition to all other taxes levied
17in such municipality and in addition to the taxes for general
18purposes authorized in Section 8-3-1 of the Illinois Municipal
19Code, as heretofore and hereafter amended.
20    All of the powers vested by law in the district clerk of a
21road district shall be vested in and exercised by the city,
22town or village clerk of such municipality.
23    After a road district has been organized out of the
24territory embraced within a municipality, the offices and
25election of highway commissioner and district clerk shall be



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1(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1415.)
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
3becoming law.