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 Bill Status of SB0915  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  TWP CONSOLIDATE MERGE DISSOLVE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/3-7 new
10 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 46, par. 28-1
55 ILCS 5/Div. 2-4 heading
55 ILCS 5/2-4006
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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Township Code. Provides that a county may restructure from a county board into a commission form of government after discontinuing township organization on or before 180 days after the township organization ceases (currently, a county is required to reorganize into a commission form of government). Provides that 2 or more townships which share a boundary may consolidate into one township after a referendum is approved by a majority of voters in both townships. Provides for the merging of one township into 2 other townships. Provides that all townships (currently, only allowed in specified townships) within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality may dissolve into the municipality. Amends the Election Code. Provides that referenda submitted under specified Articles of the Township Code regarding consolidation, merger, and discontinuance of townships may be submitted for a vote at an election regardless of the number of other referenda on the ballot. Specifies procedures for township consolidation, merger, and discontinuance referenda. Makes other conforming changes. Amends the Counties Code making conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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