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Full Text of HB0268  102nd General Assembly




HB0268 EngrossedLRB102 10079 AWJ 15399 b

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 Township Code is amended by adding Section
585-70 as follows:
6    (60 ILCS 1/85-70 new)
7    Sec. 85-70. Contracts entered into close to or after an
9    (a) A township board of trustees or township official may
10not enter into or authorize an employment, equipment, or
11service contract during the 14 days before a consolidated
12election through the third Monday in May following the
13consolidated election.
14    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), a township board or
15township official may enter into a contract that does not
16extend more than 60 days after the third Monday of May
17following the consolidated election to address an emergency.
18As used in this subsection, "emergency" means a condition
19requiring immediate action to suppress or prevent the spread
20of disease or to prevent or remove imminent danger to persons
21or property.
22    (c) An employment, equipment, or service contract entered
23into or authorized in violation of this Section is voidable.