91st General Assembly
Summary of HB4721
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Short description: 
CEMETERY PRESERVATION                                                      

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the State Comptroller Act,  the  State  Finance  Act,  the      
   Township Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the Cemetery Care Act, and      
   the  Cemetery  Protection  Act  concerning  cemetery  preservation and      
   maintenance.  Creates the Cemetery  Preservation  Advisory  Board  and      
   describes   its   functions  and  membership.   Creates  the  Cemetery      
   Preservation Fund and designates its sources of income and  authorized      
   uses.    Details   actions  authorized  by  counties,  townships,  and      
   municipalities in cleaning up and  maintaining  abandoned  cemeteries.      
   Authorizes  a  cemetery  authority  to  access  a  cemetery  it  owns,      
   including  access  through private property if necessary, to carry out      
   its statutory powers and duties.  Provides that an unauthorized person      
   who willfully and knowingly removes a gravestone or other memorial  of      
   the deceased is guilty of a Class 2 felony.                                 
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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