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 Bill Status of SB2061  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  TWP CD-TWP CONSOLIDATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jim Oberweis

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/18-51 new
55 ILCS 5/Div. 2-4 heading
55 ILCS 5/2-4006
60 ILCS 1/10-25
60 ILCS 1/20-5
60 ILCS 1/25-15
60 ILCS 1/25-25
60 ILCS 1/Art. 27 heading
60 ILCS 1/27-5
60 ILCS 1/27-10
60 ILCS 1/28-10


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Township Code. Removes a restriction limiting townships to 126 square miles. Provides that an ordinance or petition to consolidate a township may contain a provision requiring a new tax rate for the consolidated area equal to the lowest property tax rate in the consolidated area preceding the consolidation. Provides that all townships within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality may be consolidated. Further provides that a county board may elect to restructure into a commission form of government after discontinuance of township organization (currently, a county is required to reorganize into a commission form of government). Amends the Property Tax Code and the Counties Code making conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jim Oberweis
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Government Reform
  3/9/2017SenatePostponed - Government Reform
  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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