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Full Text of HB4625  96th General Assembly


Counties & Townships Committee

Adopted in House Comm. on Oct 07, 2009





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4625 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing
5 Section 2-6008 as follows:
6     (55 ILCS 5/2-6008)  (from Ch. 34, par. 2-6008)
7     Sec. 2-6008. Approval of ordinances. All ordinances,
8 resolutions or motions shall be submitted to said board of
9 commissioners in writing, or reduced to writing before any vote
10 shall be taken thereon; and if adopted by the board, the same
11 shall not take effect until after the same shall have been
12 approved in writing by the president of said board, except as
13 hereinafter provided. It shall be the duty of the clerk of said
14 board to deliver to the president thereof, upon his request,
15 the original (or a copy) of each ordinance, resolution or
16 motion, so passed or adopted by said board as aforesaid, within



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1 one day after its passage or adoption; and in case the
2 president approves thereof, he shall sign the same, and it
3 shall thereupon be in full force and effect. In case the
4 president shall not approve any such ordinance, resolution or
5 motion, he shall, within five days after the receipt of the
6 same as aforesaid, return it to the clerk of said board, with
7 his objections thereto in writing. Such veto by the president
8 may extend to any one or more items or appropriations contained
9 in any resolution making an appropriation, or to the entire
10 resolution; and in case the veto only extends to a part of such
11 resolution making an appropriation, the residue thereof not
12 embraced within the veto shall take effect and be in force from
13 the time of the receipt by said clerk of such veto of such
14 part. Upon the return of any such ordinance, resolution or
15 motion by the president, with his objections thereto as
16 aforesaid, the vote by which the same was passed shall be
17 reconsidered by the board of commissioners as to so much
18 thereof as may have been vetoed; and if, after such
19 reconsideration, three-fifths four-fifths of all the members
20 elected to the board shall agree to pass the same by yeas and
21 nays, to be entered on the journal, the same shall take effect,
22 notwithstanding the president may have refused to approve
23 thereof. In case the president shall fail or omit to either
24 sign and approve or return, with his objections as aforesaid,
25 any such ordinance, motion or resolution which shall have been
26 passed or adopted by the board within six days after it shall



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1 have been so passed or adopted, the same shall take effect
2 without the approval of the president.
3 (Source: P.A. 86-962.)
4     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5 becoming law.".