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To gain access to the Statute, print off the list (below) and go to (State of IL Statutes). 
Look up the statute by Chapter number and section.  

5 ILCS 490/10

Arbor and Bird Day
*Designates the last Friday in April as Arbor and Bird Day

505 ILCS 90/1 thru 505 ILCS 90/30 Insect and Pest and Plant Disease Act
*An act to prevent the introduction into and the dissemation within this State of insect pests and plant diseases and to provide for their repression and control

65 ILCS 5/11-20-6 Weed Destruction
*Allows municipalities to destroy weeds on private lands

65 ILCS 5/11-20-7 Weed Cutting
*Discusses costs, notices, etc. of cutting weeds on private lands
65 ILCS 5/11-20-11 Dutch elm disease (control and eradication)
65 ILCS 5/11-20-12 Dutch elm disease (removal of trees-costs)
65 ILCS 5/11-42-13 Arborists
*States that municipalities may register tree experts
65 ILCS 5/11-72-1 and
65 ILCS 5/11-73-1-2 and
65 ILCS 5/11-73.1-4
Trees and Forestry
*Discusses the planting of trees by municipalities, and their rights to raise monies for that purpose
55 ILCS 5/5-1077
Eradication of fungus elm disease
(county codes)
*Dutch elm disease or elm blight

30 ILCS 735/1 thru 7 Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Act
*An act to provide technical assistance, training and financial aid to municipalities for the development of plans and programs for the establishment and preservation of urban forestry programs

20 ILCS 805/805-130 Conservation of forests
*Promotion of forestry and forestry management
65 ILCS 5/11-60-1 Issuance and revocation of licenses

65 ILCS 5/11-60-2

Definition and abatement of nuisances
65 ILCS 5/11-80-2 Cities and Villages - use of streets
65 ILCS 5/11-80-3 Cities and Villages - obstruction upon streets
65 ILCS 5/11-80-6 Cities and Villages - cleaning of streets
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