Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Fire Protection of Unprotected Area Act. Provides that if a property owner of an unprotected area refuses a request for annexation for fire protection, the State Fire Marshal shall assign the unprotected area coverage. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that in order to obtain property insurance for property located in an unincorporated area of a county, the owner of the property must submit verification that the property has fire protection coverage by a fire protection jurisdiction. Effective January 1, 2018.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a fire protection district may annex any property into its jurisdiction for which it is providing coverage under the Emergency Telephone System Act. Provides notice and hearing requirements. Provides that a certified copy of the annexation ordinance shall be transmitted to certain individuals and that the annexed property shall become an integral part of the fire protection district and subject to all of the benefits of service and responsibilities of the district. Effective January 1, 2018.