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Full Text of HB5899  97th General Assembly


Rep. Mike Fortner

Filed: 2/28/2012





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5899 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing
5Section 5-1104.1 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-1104.1)  (from Ch. 34, par. 5-1104.1)
7    Sec. 5-1104.1. If a forest preserve district organized
8under the Downstate Forest Preserve District Act has, either
9before or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
101991, adopted a comprehensive policy for the management and
11maintenance of the streams, lakes, ponds and water courses
12located on the property owned by the district, the power
13conferred on a county board under Section 5-1104 shall be
14exercised in a manner consistent with such comprehensive policy
15and only pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement between the
16forest preserve district and the county specifying in detail



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1the respective obligations of the parties.
2    A county may, either before or after the effective date of
3this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, enter into an
4intergovernmental agreement with any forest preserve district
5within the county that exempts the forest preserve district
6from compliance with county zoning ordinances.
7(Source: P.A. 87-847.)
8    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9becoming law.".