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(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 5.1

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 5.1 heading)

65 ILCS 5/11-5.1-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-5.1-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-5.1-1)
    Sec. 11-5.1-1. The corporate authorities of any city, village, or incorporated town may create the office of Coordinator of Federal and State Aid reporting to the corporate authorities and assisting the corporate authorities with development programs for which State or Federal funds are or may be available and in the application for such funds. Any corporate authorities choosing to establish such an office may provide for the compensation and expenses of the person appointed as coordinator and such additional office space as the board finds necessary.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3223.)

65 ILCS 5/11-5.1-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-5.1-2)
    (This Section may contain text from a Public Act with a delayed effective date)
    Sec. 11-5.1-2. Military equipment surplus program.
    (a) For purposes of this Section:
    "Bayonet" means large knives designed to be attached to the muzzle of a rifle, shotgun, or long gun for the purposes of hand-to-hand combat.
    "Grenade launcher" means a firearm or firearm accessory designed to launch small explosive projectiles.
    "Military equipment surplus program" means any federal or state program allowing a law enforcement agency to obtain surplus military equipment including, but not limit to, any program organized under Section 1122 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Pub. L. 103-160) or Section 1033 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Pub. L. 104-201) or any program established by the United States Department of Defense under 10 U.S.C. 2576a.
    "Tracked armored vehicle" means a vehicle that provides ballistic protection to its occupants and utilizes a tracked system installed of wheels for forward motion.
    "Weaponized aircraft, vessels, or vehicles" means any aircraft, vessel, or vehicle with weapons installed.
    (b) A police department shall not request or receive from any military equipment surplus program nor purchase or otherwise utilize the following equipment:
        (1) tracked armored vehicles;
        (2) weaponized aircraft, vessels, or vehicles;
        (3) firearms of .50-caliber or higher;
        (4) ammunition of .50-caliber or higher;
        (5) grenade launchers, grenades, or similar
explosives; or
        (6) bayonets.
    (c) A home rule municipality may not regulate the acquisition of equipment in a manner inconsistent with this Section. This Section is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent exercise by home rule municipalities of powers and functions exercised by the State.
    (d) If a police department requests other property not prohibited from a military equipment surplus program, the police department shall publish notice of the request on a publicly accessible website maintained by the police department or the municipality within 14 days after the request.
(Source: P.A. 101-652, eff. 7-1-21.)