As used in this Division unless the context otherwise requires:
     (a) “museum district” means a museum district organized under this Division.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-31003

  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     (b) “board” means the board of trustees of a museum district.
     (c) “trustee” means a trustee of a museum district.
     (d) “political party” means a political party as defined in Section 7-2 of The Election Code.
     (e) “political office” means any office to which a person is elected or appointed to discharge a public duty for the State or any of its political subdivisions and which is established and the qualifications and duties for which are prescribed by law.
     (f) “development of real property” means the construction, installation, planting or creation of any permanent improvement of real property in which a museum district has or has taken steps to acquire an interest.