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Full Text of SB2299  100th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act is
5amended by changing Sections 2a and 4 as follows:
6    (50 ILCS 105/2a)  (from Ch. 102, par. 2a)
7    Sec. 2a. Township officials Township supervisors and
9    (a) No township supervisor or trustee, during the term of
10office for which he or she is elected, may accept, be appointed
11to, or hold any office by the appointment of the board of
12township trustees unless he or she first resigns from the
13office of supervisor or trustee or unless the appointment is
14specifically authorized by law. A supervisor or trustee may,
15however, serve as a volunteer firefighter fireman and receive
16compensation for that service. Any appointment in violation of
17this Section is void. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to
18prohibit an elected township official from holding elected
19office in another unit of local government as long as there is
20no contractual relationship between the township and the other
21unit of local government. This amendatory Act of 1995 is
22declarative of existing law and is not a new enactment.
23    (b) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act



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1of the 100th General Assembly, a person elected to or appointed
2to fill a vacancy in an elected township position, including,
3but not limited to, a trustee, a supervisor, a highway
4commissioner, a clerk, an assessor, or a collector, shall not
5be employed by the township, except that a supervisor or
6trustee may serve as a volunteer firefighter and receive
7compensation for that service as provided in subsection (a).
8(Source: P.A. 89-89, eff. 6-30-95.)
9    (50 ILCS 105/4)  (from Ch. 102, par. 4)
10    Sec. 4. Any alderman, member of a board of trustees,
11supervisor or county commissioner, or other person holding any
12office, either by election or appointment under the laws or
13constitution of this state, who violates any provision of the
14preceding sections, is guilty of a Class 4 felony and in
15addition thereto, any office or official position held by any
16person so convicted shall become vacant, and shall be so
17declared as part of the judgment of court. This Section does
18not apply to a violation of subsection (b) of Section 2a.
19(Source: P.A. 77-2721.)