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 1        AN ACT concerning municipalities.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.   The  Illinois  Municipal Code is amended by
 5    changing Section 11-37-2 as follows:

 6        (65 ILCS 5/11-37-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-37-2)
 7        Sec. 11-37-2. Any municipality by ordinance may  regulate
 8    the  installation,  alteration,  and  use  of  all electrical
 9    equipment as provided in this Division 37 and  may  establish
10    an electrical inspection department for this regulation.
11        Each  municipality  which  establishes such an electrical
12    inspection department  shall  also  establish  an  electrical
13    commission, consisting of the following 6 members as follows:
14    The  superintendent  of  electricity  or the chief electrical
15    inspector of the  municipality  shall  be  a  member  and  ex
16    officio chairman of the commission; there shall be (i) of the
17    other  5  members,  one  shall  be  a registered professional
18    engineer, one an electrical contractor, and one a  journeyman
19    electrician  or  (ii)  a professional engineering consultant;
20    there shall be, one a representative of an inspection  bureau
21    maintained by the fire underwriters, if such a representative
22    resides  in  the  municipality, and if no such representative
23    resides in the  municipality  then  the  chief  of  the  fire
24    department;  and  there shall be a, and one representative of
25    an electricity supply company. If there is no person residing
26    in the municipality who is qualified under any one  of  these
27    descriptions,  the mayor or president of the municipality may
28    appoint some other person to fill that position. All  members
29    of  the electrical commission shall be appointed by the mayor
30    or president of the municipality with the advice and  consent
31    of the corporate authorities.
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 1    (Source: Laws 1963, p. 2216.)

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