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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 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Local
5Official Vacancy Posting Act.
6    Section 5. Posting of elected official vacancies. A unit
7of local government shall post every elected official vacancy
8on its website, if the website is maintained by the unit of
9local government's full-time staff. The posting shall remain
10on the website until the vacancy is filled.
11    Section 10. Posting on county website. In addition to the
12postings required under Section 5, a unit of local government
13shall submit every elected official vacancy to the county
14clerk in the county in which the unit is located and the county
15clerk shall post the information on the county website. The
16posting shall remain on the website until the vacancy is
17filled. The unit of local government shall inform the county
18clerk when the vacancy is filled.
19    Section 15. Home rule. A home rule unit may not regulate
20the posting of elected official vacancies in a manner
21inconsistent with this Act. This Act is a limitation under



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1subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois
2Constitution on the concurrent exercise by home rule units of
3powers and functions exercised by the State.