§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-1 This Code shall be known and may be cited as the Illinois Municipal …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-2 Definitions
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-2.1 The president of a village or incorporated town may be referred to as …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-3 All existing municipalities which were incorporated or which changed …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-4 This Code shall apply generally to all municipalities which are …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-5 The corporate authorities of each municipality may exercise jointly, …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-6 Town under special charter superseding civil township; powers. The …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-7 Power of municipality to contract with school boards, hospitals, …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-7.1 Any municipality may establish community based committees which shall …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-8 Whenever this Code requires or authorizes the submission of a …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-9 If a municipality which is a home rule unit under Section 6 of …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-10 It is the policy of this State that all powers granted, either …
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-11 Contractual assessments; renewable energy sources
§ 65 ILCS 5/1-1-12 Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator; posting and publication

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 65 ILCS 5 > Article 1 > Division 1 - Short Title, Definitions, Scope Of Code, Grant Of Certain Powers

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County board: means the board of county commissioners in counties not under township organization, and the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, and the board of commissioners of Cook County. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.07
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute takes effect; and the word "hereafter" at any time after such day. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.17
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • police force: shall be construed to include such persons in the employ of a municipality as members of the department of police, who are or shall hereafter be appointed and sworn as policemen. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.20
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Units of local government: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.28