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 Bill Status of SB2219  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  PROP TX-ASSESSMENTS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Daniel Biss - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Bill Cunningham

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/23/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/9-50 new
35 ILCS 200/1-50
35 ILCS 200/4-35 new
35 ILCS 200/8-11 new
35 ILCS 200/17-10


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that it is unlawful for any individual who is engaged in the business of providing legal representation in real estate tax assessment appeals to make campaign contributions of more than $750, in the aggregate, to any political committee established to promote the candidacy of a candidate for township or multi-township assessor, county assessor, county supervisor of assessments, or member of the board of review in any jurisdiction where that individual provides such legal representation. Provides that it is unlawful for any candidate, political committee, or other person to knowingly accept or receive such a contribution. Amends the Property Tax Code. Requires assessment officials to transmit to the chief county assessment officer valuation models for the assessor's jurisdiction, and requires the chief county assessment officer to post that information on his or her Internet website. Makes changes to the definition of "fair cash value". Makes changes concerning sales ratio studies. Requires the Department of Revenue to conduct audits of assessment practices. Provides that, if the county or township is deemed to be persistently non-compliant with the audit, then the assessment official shall be removed from office, and the vacancy shall be filled by the county board.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  6/23/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  6/23/2017SenateFirst Reading
  6/23/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  6/23/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  6/23/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham

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