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(75 ILCS 55/) Library Property Sale Act.

75 ILCS 55/0.01

    (75 ILCS 55/0.01) (from Ch. 81, par. 27.99)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Library Property Sale Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

75 ILCS 55/1

    (75 ILCS 55/1) (from Ch. 81, par. 28)
    Sec. 1. That whenever any library association organized under any law of this state, and owning any real or personal property in this state, shall desire to sell or lease the same, or any part thereof, absolutely or with conditions, to the board of directors of any free public library, organized under the laws of this state, such sale or lease may be made in the manner following, viz.: the directors of such association shall call a meeting of all the members, subscribers or stockholders thereof, to be held at the rooms of said library or office of the secretary of such association, written or printed notice of the time, place and object of such meeting, and of the terms and conditions of the proposed sale or lease being first mailed, at least thirty (30) days prior to the time of such meeting, to the address of each member, subscriber or stockholder whose place of residence is known to any of the officers or directors of such association, and by publishing such notice for at least thirty (30) consecutive days next preceding the time of such meeting, in some newspaper published and of general circulation in the county where the property of said association is situate.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 664.)

75 ILCS 55/2

    (75 ILCS 55/2) (from Ch. 81, par. 29)
    Sec. 2. If the members, subscribers or stockholders representing the majority in amount of the stock of such association, shall vote, at such meeting, in favor of such sale or lease upon the terms or conditions specified in such notice, or, in case said association shall consist of two or more departments, if a majority of the members, subscribers or stockholders of each department shall vote at such meeting in favor of such sale or lease so specified, then the president and secretary shall cause a record of the proceedings of such meeting, verified by the oath of the president thereof, together with an affidavit of the service or publication of notice as herein required, to be filed in the office of the clerk of the circuit court of the county where the property of such association is situate; after which the president and secretary of the said association shall be and are hereby authorized and empowered to execute any and all necessary deeds, leases, bills of sale, or other instruments in writing, to carry out the object and intent of said vote; which, when duly executed, shall be sufficient to pass to the board of directors of such free public library all the legal and equitable title of said association in and to the real or personal property in said instrument described as therein set forth.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 664.)