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 Bill Status of SB2139  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  FOX VALLEY PARK DISTRICT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chris Lauzen - Linda Holmes and Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kay Hatcher )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 1205/2-17.5 new
70 ILCS 1205/2-18from Ch. 105, par. 2-18
70 ILCS 1205/8-1from Ch. 105, par. 8-1
70 ILCS 1205/8-9from Ch. 105, par. 8-9


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Park District Code. Provides that the Fox Valley Pleasure Driveway and Park District is reorganized as a matter of law as the Fox Valley Park District. Provides for the transition from the existing park district board consisting of 6 appointed trustees with 4-year terms to a board of 7 elected commissioners with 4-year terms by providing for the appointed trustees now serving to be replaced as their terms expire by elected commissioners. Includes language concerning the length of terms for the commissioners elected in the first 2 elections held after the reorganization that corresponds to other portions of this Division. Makes corresponding changes in other Sections of the Code. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
70 ILCS 1205/17.5 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Park District Code. Provides that the Fox Valley Pleasure Driveway and Park District is reorganized as a matter of law as the Fox Valley Park District. Provides for the election of 7 commissioners of the Fox Valley Park District (now, 6 appointed trustees) from single-member districts. Provides that the first election for commissioners of the Fox Valley Park District shall be held at the general election in 2012. Sets forth the qualifications for commissioners. Provides that the term of office for the commissioners shall commence on the first Monday of the month following the month of election. Provides that the terms of all appointed trustees serving on the effective date of the amendatory Act shall end on December 2, 2012. Makes corresponding changes in other Sections of the Code. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Specifies that beginning with the next "consolidated" election in 2013 (instead of the general election in 2012), the election authority "in whose jurisdiction the park district is located" shall conduct the elections for commissioners of the Fox Valley Park District. Provides that the 4 members of the redistricting commission shall divide the 7 elected commissioners into 3 groups to determine the terms the commissioners shall serve until the next decennial redistricting (instead of each commissioner serving 4-year terms). Sets forth the number of commissioners in each group and the terms each group shall serve. Further provides that the terms of all appointed trustees serving on the effective date of the amendatory Act shall end on May 6, 2013 (instead of December 2, 2012). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chris Lauzen
  2/10/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/2/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/9/2011SenatePostponed - Local Government
  3/14/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chris Lauzen
  3/14/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  3/17/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 007-001-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 29, 2011
  3/17/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2011
  4/14/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-001-000
  4/15/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/15/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  4/26/2011HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2011HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  5/6/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kay Hatcher
  5/6/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Cities & Villages Committee
  5/10/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Cities & Villages Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/10/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Cities & Villages Committee; 010-000-000
  5/10/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2011
  5/31/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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