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Full Text of SB0247  103rd General Assembly


Sen. Michael W. Halpin

Filed: 3/24/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 247 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The General Not For Profit Corporation Act of
51986 is amended by changing Section 103.05 as follows:
6    (805 ILCS 105/103.05)  (from Ch. 32, par. 103.05)
7    Sec. 103.05. Purposes and authority of corporations;
8particular purposes; exemptions.
9    (a) Not-for-profit corporations may be organized under
10this Act for any one or more of the following or similar
12        (1) Charitable.
13        (2) Benevolent.
14        (3) Eleemosynary.
15        (4) Educational.
16        (5) Civic.



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1        (6) Patriotic.
2        (7) Political.
3        (8) Religious.
4        (9) Social.
5        (10) Literary.
6        (11) Athletic.
7        (12) Scientific.
8        (13) Research.
9        (14) Agricultural.
10        (15) Horticultural.
11        (16) Soil improvement.
12        (17) Crop improvement.
13        (18) Livestock or poultry improvement.
14        (19) Professional, commercial, industrial, or trade
15    association.
16        (20) Promoting the development, establishment, or
17    expansion of industries.
18        (21) Electrification on a cooperative basis.
19        (22) Telephone service on a mutual or cooperative
20    basis.
21        (23) Ownership and operation of water supply
22    facilities for drinking and general domestic use on a
23    mutual or cooperative basis.
24        (24) Ownership or administration of residential
25    property on a cooperative basis.
26        (25) Administration and operation of property owned on



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1    a condominium basis or by a homeowner association.
2        (26) Administration and operation of an organization
3    on a cooperative basis producing or furnishing goods,
4    services, or facilities primarily for the benefit of its
5    members who are consumers of those goods, services, or
6    facilities.
7        (27) Operation of a community mental health board or
8    center organized pursuant to the Community Mental Health
9    Act for the purpose of providing direct patient services.
10        (28) Provision of debt management services as
11    authorized by the Debt Management Service Act.
12        (29) Promotion, operation, and administration of a
13    ridesharing arrangement as defined in Section 1-176.1 of
14    the Illinois Vehicle Code.
15        (30) The administration and operation of an
16    organization for the purpose of assisting low-income
17    consumers in the acquisition of utility and telephone
18    services.
19        (31) Any purpose permitted to be exempt from taxation
20    under Sections 501(c) or 501(d) of the United States
21    Internal Revenue Code, as now in or hereafter amended.
22        (32) Any purpose that would qualify for tax-deductible
23    gifts under the Section 170(c) of the United States
24    Internal Revenue Code, as now or hereafter amended. Any
25    such purpose is deemed to be charitable under subsection
26    (a)(1) of this Section.



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1        (33) Furnishing of natural gas on a cooperative basis.
2        (34) Ownership and operation of agriculture-based
3    biogas (anaerobic digester) systems on a cooperative basis
4    including the marketing and sale of products produced from
5    these, including but not limited to methane gas,
6    electricity, and compost.
7        (35) Ownership and operation of a hemophilia program,
8    including comprehensive hemophilia diagnostic treatment
9    centers, under Section 501(a)(2) of the Social Security
10    Act. The hemophilia program may employ physicians, other
11    health care professionals, and staff. The program and the
12    corporate board may not exercise control over, direct, or
13    interfere with a physician's exercise and execution of his
14    or her professional judgment in the provision of care or
15    treatment.
16        (36) Engineering for conservation services associated
17    with wetland restoration or mitigation, flood mitigation,
18    groundwater recharge, and natural infrastructure.
19    Non-profit engineering for conservation services may not
20    be procured by qualifications based selection criteria for
21    contracts with the Department of Transportation, Illinois
22    State Toll Highway Authority, or Cook County, except as a
23    subcontractor or subconsultant.
24    (b) A corporation may be organized hereunder to serve in
25an area that adjoins or borders (except for any intervening
26natural watercourse) an area located in an adjoining state



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1intended to be similarly served, and the corporation may join
2any corporation created by the adjoining state having an
3identical purpose and organized as a not-for-profit
4corporation. Whenever any corporation organized under this Act
5so joins with a foreign corporation having an identical
6purpose, the corporation shall be permitted to do business in
7Illinois as one corporation; provided (1) that the name, bylaw
8provisions, officers, and directors of each corporation are
9identical, (2) that the foreign corporation complies with the
10provisions of this Act relating to the admission of foreign
11corporation, and (3) that the Illinois corporation files a
12statement with the Secretary of State indicating that it has
13joined with a foreign corporation setting forth the name
14thereof and the state of its incorporation.
15(Source: P.A. 101-57, eff. 7-12-19.)
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.".