2018 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 805 - BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
805 ILCS 150/ - Veterans Corporation Land Act.

(805 ILCS 150/0.01) (from Ch. 32, par. 392.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Veterans Corporation Land Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(805 ILCS 150/1) (from Ch. 32, par. 393)
Sec. 1. Whenever any post of the Grand Army of the Republic, camp of the United Spanish War Veterans or Army of the Philippines in this state organizes itself into a corporation under the general laws of this State relating to the formation of corporations not for pecuniary profit, the title to all property of such post or camp, real and personal, whether the same has been theretofore held in its own name, or in the name or names of any of its officers, or members or otherwise, in trust for said post or camp, shall immediately vest in, and belong to, such corporation by the name adopted by it upon such organization.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 1023.)


(805 ILCS 150/2) (from Ch. 32, par. 394)
Sec. 2. Whenever two or more Grand Army posts or camps of United Spanish War Veterans or Army of the Philippines are consolidated in pursuance of any general law of the Grand Army of the Republic, or the United Spanish War Veterans, or Army of the Philippines, the title to the property of any incorporated posts or camps so consolidated, shall remain therein until the consolidated post or camp is incorporated under the general laws of this state relating to corporations not for pecuniary profit, whereupon the title to all property of the consolidated posts and camps, shall immediately vest in such consolidated post or camp by such name as may be adopted by it.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 1023.)


(805 ILCS 150/3) (from Ch. 32, par. 395)
Sec. 3. Whenever any Grand Army post or any camp of United Spanish War Veterans, or Army of the Philippines, whether incorporated or unincorporated, shall own any lot in any cemetery, for the interment of the remains of its deceased members, or their families, and shall desire to provide for the proper care of said lot, after said post or camp shall, in the ordinary course of nature, have ceased to exist, it shall be lawful for such post or camp to convey such lot, in trust for that purpose, to the city, town or village in which such post or camp is located, and for such city, town or village to accept such conveyance upon such trust, to take effect upon the final dissolution of said post or camp, by the death of its members, or otherwise. And thereupon from and after such dissolution, said city, town or village shall have full power in its own name, and it shall be its duty to enforce the observance of any contract which may have been made by said post or camp with any person or corporation, for the care of said lot, and of any monument or monuments thereon, and whenever necessary to do so, to appropriate and pay out of the general funds of said city, town or village, such sum or sums as may from time to time be required for the reasonable care and maintenance of such lot and the monuments thereon.
(Source: Laws 1907, p. 214.)


(805 ILCS 150/4) (from Ch. 32, par. 396)
Sec. 4. Whenever any Grand Army Post or any camp of United Spanish War Veterans, or Army of the Philippines, whether incorporated or unincorporated, shall cease to exist, being the legal or equitable owner of any cemetery lot wherein are interred the remains of deceased members of the Grand Army of the Republic, or the United Spanish War Veterans, or Army of the Philippines, or of their families, and without having made other disposition of said lot, the title to such lot shall immediately vest in the city or village where such post or camp was located, or, if located outside of any incorporated town, city or village, in the county board of the county, which shall thereupon or thereafter have the same powers and duties in reference thereto, as though the same had been conveyed to it by such post or camp, as provided in section 3 of this Act. The flags belonging to such post or camp not otherwise disposed of shall be delivered to the Adjutant General of the State and by him shall be preserved with the military trophies belonging to the State. All other property of such post or camp, not theretofore disposed of by it, shall be delivered and belong to the Grand Army Hall and Memorial Association of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 80-660.)


(805 ILCS 150/5) (from Ch. 32, par. 397)
Sec. 5. Nothing herein contained shall conflict with or in any wise impair any law, rule or regulation of the National or Illinois State Encampments of the Grand Army of the Republic, or of any National or Illinois State Convention of the United Spanish War Veterans, or Army of the Philippines respecting the subject of this act.
(Source: Laws 1907, p. 214.)


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