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In force Jan.[January] 7, 1835.
AN ACT concerning the Town of Galena.
1
May become incorporated.
Sec.[Section] 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That should the inhabitants of the town of Galena in this State, wish to become incorporated for the better regulation of their police, it shall be lawful for the said inhabitants to appoint their trustees and other officers without reference to property qualifications.2
Sec. 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.
Approved, Jan. 7, 1835.
1James W. Stephenson introduced SB 24, originally titled “A Bill Supplemental to ‘An Act to Incorporate the Inhabitants of Such Towns as Wish to be Incorporated,’” in the Senate on December 23, 1834. The Senate passed the bill on December 26, amending the title so as to read “A Bill concerning the Town of Galena.” The House of Representatives passed the bill on December 31. On January 7, 1835, the Council of Revision approved the bill and the act became law.
Illinois House Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 1st sess., 170, 178, 182, 190, 222, 240, 245; Illinois Senate Journal. 1835. 9th G. A., 1st sess., 127, 130, 138, 164, 190, 192, 195.
2According to the existing legislation, trustees had to own property.
“An Act To Incorporate the Inhabitants of Such Towns As May Wish To Be Incorporated,” 1 March 1831, Laws of Illinois (1831), 82-87.

Printed Document, 1 page(s), Laws of the State of Illinois, Passed by the Ninth General Assembly, at their First Session (Vandalia, IL: J. Y. Sawyer, 1835), 140, GA Session: 9-1