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 Bill Status of HB3418  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  URBAN AGRICULTURAL ZONES

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Litesa E. Wallace, Theresa Mah and Christian L. Mitchell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new
55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-45 heading new
55 ILCS 5/5-45005 new
55 ILCS 5/5-45010 new
55 ILCS 5/5-45015 new
55 ILCS 5/5-45020 new
55 ILCS 5/5-45025 new
55 ILCS 5/5-45030 new
55 ILCS 5/5-45035 new
65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 15.4 heading new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-5 new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-10 new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-15 new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-20 new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-25 new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-30 new
65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-35 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or poultry; who process livestock or poultry; or that sell a minimum of 75% locally grown food. Provides for the creation of a UAZ board to advise the county board, county board of commissioners, or corporate authorities of a municipality on UAZs. Provides for UAZ application requirements, including the number of jobs to be created, the types of products to be produced, and if applying for a vending UAZ, the ability to accept food stamps under the provisions of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program if selling products to consumers. Provides for county and municipal public hearing and notice requirements before adoption of an ordinance to establish a UAZ. Provides that property taxes on property located within a UAZ shall not be increased, if so provided in the UAZ ordinance, for a period of up to 25 years. Provides that sales tax amounts received from the sale of agricultural products sold in a UAZ shall be deposited in the Urban Agricultural Zone Fund and specifies distribution to the county, municipality, or school districts under specified circumstances. Allows for wholesale water rates and a reduction in water connection charges for property in a UAZ. Amends the State Finance Act making conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Business Incentives for Local Communities Committee
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  3/23/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Business Incentives for Local Communities Committee; 010-004-000
  3/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Business Incentives for Local Communities Committee
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Business Incentives for Local Communities Committee; 008-005-000
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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