(55 ILCS 5/1-2001)
(from Ch. 34, par. 1-2001)
Petition for transfer of territory.
When a majority
of the legal voters, residing upon any territory, not less than half of one
congressional township, shall petition the county board of their own
county, and also of the county to which they desire such territory to be
transferred, for leave to have such territory transferred to such county,
it shall be the duty of the several county boards so petitioned to certify
the proposition to the proper election officials, who shall submit the
question at a referendum in their respective counties in accordance with
the general election law.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)