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 Bill Status of SB0773  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DRAINAGE DISTRICT DISSOLUTION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
60 ILCS 1/10-25
70 ILCS 605/10-12 new
605 ILCS 5/6-130from Ch. 121, par. 6-130
605 ILCS 5/6-130.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Township Code. Removes a restriction limiting townships to 126 square miles. Amends the Illinois Drainage Code. Provides that counties with a population of more than 500,000 and less than 3,000,000 may, by resolution, dissolve drainage districts wholly within their borders if the county board appoints the drainage commissioners with the county assuming all powers (including the ability to tax as a drainage district), obligations, and functions of the drainage district and district board. Further provides that a county may dissolve and take over the powers, obligations, and functions of a drainage district and board only partially within its borders if the county appoints a majority of commissioners to the district board and the other counties which contain a portion of the district consent through intergovernmental agreement. Contains notice requirements for the dissolution of a drainage district. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that a township road district, with roads of less than a total of 15 miles in length, may be abolished by public referendum. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/1/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/1/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/1/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAssigned to Government Reform
  3/1/2017SenatePostponed - Government Reform
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/29/2017SenatePostponed - Government Reform
  4/6/2017SenatePostponed - Government Reform
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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