(50 ILCS 30/4) (from Ch. 85, par. 1204)
    Sec. 4. Within 90 days after the appointment of the first 6 commissioners of any Exhibition Council under this Act, or within 60 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1967 whichever is later, a majority of the commissioners of such Council shall cause to be filed with the Secretary of State a petition requesting the formation of an Exhibition Council under this Act.
    Such petition shall be signed and verified under oath before some officer competent to take acknowledgment of deeds by at least a majority of the commissioners of the Exhibition Council, and shall set forth the following: (1) a copy of the ordinance or resolution passed by the county board or the corporate authorities of the city authorizing the commissioners to file the petition; (2) the name of the proposed corporation which shall include the words "Exhibition Council"; (3) a description of the territorial area of the Exhibition Council.
    Upon receipt of a properly executed petition and the necessary exhibits the Secretary of State shall issue a certificate of incorporation to the Exhibition Council by the name designated in such petition reciting the purposes for which it has been incorporated and the powers of the corporation as set forth in this Act.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 589.)