In force, Feb.[February] 1st, 1840
AN ACT to abolish the Board of Commissioners of Public Works, and the Board of Fund Commissioners.1
Parts of acts repealed
Sec.[Section] 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That so much of the act entitled an act to establish and maintain a general system of Internal Improvements, passed 27th of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, as authorizes the establishment of a Board of Commissioners of Public Works, and a Board of Fund Commissioners, shall be, and the same is, hereby repealed.2
Approved, February 1st 1840.
1On January 6, 1840, Orville H. Browning introduced the bill in the Senate, and the Senate agreed to suspend its order of business. The Senate then took up the bill again and referred the bill to a committee of the whole Senate and the Senate adjourned for the day. On January 29, the Senate took up the bill again and amended the bill. On January 30, the Senate passed the bill as amended and also amended the bill’s title. On January 31, the House of Representatives passed the bill. On February 1, the Council of Revision approved the bill and the act became law.
Journal of the House of Representatives of the Eleventh General Assembly of the State of Illinois, at Their Called Session, Begun and Held at Springfield, December 9, 1839 (Springfield, IL: William Walters, 1839), 293, 313, 316; Journal of the Senate of the Eleventh General Assembly of the State of Illinois, at Their Called Session, Begun and Held in Springfield, December 9, 1839 (Springfield, IL: William Walters, 1839), 89, 90, 202, 212, 233, 234, 241.
Printed Document, 1 page(s), Laws of the State of Illinois, Passed by the Eleventh General Assembly, at their Special Session (Springfield, IL: William Walters, 1840), 98, GA Session: 11-S