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COUNTIES55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-3
(55 ILCS 5/) Counties Code.
(55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-3 heading)
Contracts in General
55 ILCS 5/5-3001
(55 ILCS 5/5-3001)
(from Ch. 34, par. 5-3001)
Deeds and conveyances; validation.
All deeds, grants and
conveyances heretofore made, and duly acknowledged and recorded as other
deeds, conveying any lands, tenements or hereditaments to any county or to
the inhabitants of any county, or to the county commissioners, county
board, or to the governor, or any other officer or person or persons, by
whatever form of conveyance, for the use and benefit of any county, shall
be good and valid, to all intents and purposes, to vest in such county, in
fee simple, or otherwise, all such right, title, interest an estate as the
grantor or grantors in any such deed or conveyance had, at the time of the
execution thereof, in the land conveyed and intended thereby to be conveyed.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)
55 ILCS 5/5-3002
(55 ILCS 5/5-3002)
(from Ch. 34, par. 5-3002)
Contractual rights of county; suits.
bonds, bills, contracts, covenants, agreements or writings, made or to be
made, whereby any person is or shall be bound to the People of the State of
Illinois, or to any county or the inhabitants thereof, or to the county
commissioners, or the county board, or to the governor, or any other
officer or person, in whatever form, for the payment of money, or any debt
or duty, or the performance of any matter or thing to or for the use of any
county, shall be as valid and effectual, to all intents and purposes, to
vest in such county all the rights, interest and actions which would be
vested in any individual, if any such contract had been made directly to
him. Suits may be commenced, sued and prosecuted thereon in the name of the
county, as is provided herein, or in the name of the officer or person to
whom they are made, to the use of the county, as fully and effectually, to
all intents and purposes, as any person may or can upon like notes, bills,
bonds, contracts, agreements or writings made to him.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)
55 ILCS 5/5-3003
(55 ILCS 5/5-3003)
Contracts for goods and services valued at more than $30,000.
(a) As used in this Section, "familial relationship" means an individual's father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, great aunt, great uncle, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, grandfather, grandmother, grandson, granddaughter, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, half-sister, and the father, mother, grandfather, or grandmother of the individual's spouse and the individual's fiance or fiancee.
(b) A county may deny, suspend, or terminate the eligibility of a person, firm, corporation, association, agency, institution, or other legal entity to participate as a vendor of goods or services to the county if the vendor, for contracts greater than $30,000, fails to disclose to the county a familial relationship between a county elected official or county department director and any of the following individuals who have the authority to act on behalf of and with the power to bind the respective person, firm, corporation, association, agency, institution, or other legal entity: a corporate officer; a member of the corporate board of directors; a limited liability company manager; a member with management authority of a limited liability company; or a partner of a partnership.
(c) If a person, firm, corporation, association, agency, institution, or other legal entity seeking to contract with the county has a familial relationship required to be disclosed under subsection (b), then the contract may be approved or renewed by roll call vote of the county board following a recitation of the name of the county official and the nature of the familial relationship being disclosed.
(Source: P.A. 101-544, eff. 8-23-19.)