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 Bill Status of HB4067  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOVT-DISSOLUTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/21/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
10 ILCS 5/3-7 new
10 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 46, par. 28-1
10 ILCS 5/28-7from Ch. 46, par. 28-7
55 ILCS 5/Div. 2-4 heading
55 ILCS 5/2-4006
55 ILCS 5/5-44010
55 ILCS 5/5-44020
55 ILCS 5/5-44043 new
60 ILCS 1/10-25
60 ILCS 1/Art. 22 heading new
60 ILCS 1/22-5 new
60 ILCS 1/22-10 new
60 ILCS 1/22-15 new
60 ILCS 1/22-20 new
60 ILCS 1/Art. 23 heading new
60 ILCS 1/23-5 new
60 ILCS 1/23-10 new
60 ILCS 1/23-15 new
60 ILCS 1/23-20 new
60 ILCS 1/23-25 new
60 ILCS 1/25-15
60 ILCS 1/25-25
60 ILCS 1/Art. 29 heading new
60 ILCS 1/29-5 new
60 ILCS 1/29-10 new
60 ILCS 1/29-15 new
60 ILCS 1/29-20 new
60 ILCS 1/29-25 new
60 ILCS 1/65-20
605 ILCS 5/6-130from Ch. 121, par. 6-130
605 ILCS 5/6-130.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that registered voters may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth the requirements for the petition, together with the form and requirements for the ballot referendum. Provides for the transfer of property, assets, obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving unit of local government to the receiving unit of local government. Limits when a special district may dissolve into another unit of local government. Defines terms. Amends the Local Government Reduction and Efficiency Division of the Counties Code. Provides that the Division applies to all counties (currently, only applies to DuPage, Lake, and McHenry Counties). Excludes specified boards from the definition of "unit of local government". Provides how the status and rights of employees are affected by the dissolution of a unit of local government. Provides for the assumption of obligations of the dissolving unit of local government by the entity absorbing the dissolving unit. Amends the Township Code. Removes a restriction limiting townships to 126 square miles. Provides for the consolidation, merger, and dissolution of specified townships within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality. Makes other changes. Amends the Election Code. Specifies procedures for township consolidation, merger, and discontinuance referenda and provides exceptions for the Citizens Empowerment Act. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that specified township road districts may be abolished by public referendum. Effective on January 1, 2018.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  6/14/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  6/21/2017HouseFirst Reading
  6/21/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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