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(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-19

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-19) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-19)
    Sec. 10-2.1-19. Annual report-budget request. Annually, at any time the corporate authorities may provide, the board of fire and police commissioners shall submit to the mayor or president a report of its activities, and of the rules in force and the practical effect thereof. In this report the board may make suggestions which the board believes would result in greater efficiency in the fire or police department. The board shall also submit an annual budget request to the municipal governing body prior to the end of each fiscal year. The mayor or president shall transmit the report to the city council or board of trustees.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-20

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-20) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-20)
    Sec. 10-2.1-20. Secretary of board-duties-seal of board. The board may employ a secretary, or may designate one of its own members to act as secretary. The secretary (1) shall keep the minutes of the board's proceedings, (2) shall be the custodian of all records pertaining to the business of the board, (3) shall keep a record of all examinations held, (4) shall perform all other duties the board prescribes, and (5) shall be custodian of the seal of the board, if one is adopted, and the board is hereby authorized to adopt an official seal and to prescribe the form thereof by resolution of the board.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-21

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-21) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-21)
    Sec. 10-2.1-21. Rooms and funds for operation of boards. The corporate authorities shall provide suitable rooms for the board of fire and police commissioners, and shall allow reasonable use of public buildings for holding examinations by the board and shall further provide adequate funds in the annual appropriation ordinance for the operation of the board.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-22

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-22) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-22)
    Sec. 10-2.1-22. Compensation of secretary and members of board. The secretary may be paid a reasonable compensation for his services, to be fixed by the corporate authorities. The corporate authorities may also fix the compensation to be paid to the members of the board, but until the corporate authorities make provision therefor, the members of the board shall serve without compensation.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-23

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-23) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-23)
    Sec. 10-2.1-23. Disability or military leave-Grant by board. A person holding a position in a fire or police department who is injured while in the performance of his duties and because of such injury is temporarily unable to continue to perform his duties or who enters the military or naval service of the United States because of a war in which the United States is a party belligerent or as required by any Act of Congress shall, upon written application to the board, be granted a disability or military leave, as the case may be.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-24

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-24) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-24)
    Sec. 10-2.1-24. Return to active duty. A person who has been on disability or military leave granted by the board and who wishes to return to active duty in his certified position shall be credited with seniority for the period of such leave and, if otherwise qualified, shall be reinstated to his certified position at the rank or grade held at the start of the leave, not more than 60 days after his written request for reinstatement is filed with the board. Such request shall be filed not more than 30 days after termination of the disability or military or naval service.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-25

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-25) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-25)
    Sec. 10-2.1-25. Attorney for board. The municipal attorney, in the event there is a separate attorney designated as a prosecutor for such municipality, shall represent the board unless the board is authorized by the municipality to employ its own attorney, and such attorney shall handle prosecutions before the board, but in the event that the municipal attorney shall both represent the municipality and be prosecutor in such municipality, then and in such event the governing body is hereby authorized to employ an attorney of its own choosing to represent said board.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-26

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-26) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-26)
    Sec. 10-2.1-26. Application of the Act. The provisions of this Division shall apply only to full-time firemen and full-time policemen of a regularly constituted fire or police department and not to any other personnel of any kind or description.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-27

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-27) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-27)
    Sec. 10-2.1-27. Adoption. The electors of any municipality with less than 5,000 inhabitants may adopt this Division 2.1 in the following manner: Whenever the electors of such a municipality equal in number to 20% of the number of legal votes cast at the last preceding general municipal election petition the municipal clerk to submit the proposition whether that municipality shall adopt this Division 2.1, then the clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election authority for submission at an election in accordance with the general election law. If the proposition is not adopted at that election, it may be submitted in like manner at any general municipal election thereafter.
    The proposition shall be substantially in the following form:
    Shall the city (or village
or incorporated town) of....                YES
adopt Division 2.1 of Article 10
of the Illinois Municipal Code           ---------------------
providing for the appointment
of a board of fire and                       NO
police commissioners?
    If a majority of the votes cast on this proposition at any such election are for the proposition, this Division 2.1 is adopted in that municipality.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-28

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-28) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-28)
    Sec. 10-2.1-28. Savings clause-construction. The repeal of a statute or part thereof by this Act shall not affect any action pending or rights existing at the time this Act takes effect.
    The provisions of this Act insofar as they are the same or substantially the same as those of any prior statute, shall be construed as a continuation of such prior statute and not as a new enactment.
    If in any other statute reference is made to an Act of the General Assembly, or a Section of such an Act, which is continued in this Division, such reference shall be held to refer to the Division or Section thereof so continued in this Division.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-29

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-29) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-29)
    Sec. 10-2.1-29. Governing provisions. This Division is subject to the provisions of the "Illinois Police Training Act", approved August 18, 1965 and the provisions of the "Illinois Fire Protection Training Act", certified November 9, 1971.
    This amendatory Act of 1973 is not a limit on any municipality which is a home rule unit.
(Source: P.A. 78-951.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-30

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-30) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-30)
    Sec. 10-2.1-30. Any full time member of a regular fire department of a Fire Protection District which was discontinued and whose obligations were assumed by a municipality under Section 21 of "An Act in Relation to Fire Protection Districts", who has served at least one year as a full time member of such department, shall become a member of the classified service of the fire department in the municipality in the position held by him at the time of such discontinuance, without examination and age limitation.
(Source: P.A. 77-244; 77-1438.)

65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-31

    (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-31)
    Sec. 10-2.1-31. Emergency medical technician licensure. The corporate authorities of any municipality may require that all firefighters hired by the municipality on or after January 1, 2009 (the effective date of Public Act 95-935) be licensed as an EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT, or paramedic under the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-973, eff. 8-15-14.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 10 Div. 3

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 10 Div. 3 heading)