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Full Text of HB6033  99th General Assembly

HB6033 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
HB6033

 

Introduced , by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
65 ILCS 5/7-1-1.2 new
65 ILCS 5/7-1-5.4 new

    Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a public hearing shall occur before any annexation of territory by a municipality and that notice shall be given to property owners within 1/2 mile of the territory proposed to be annexed. Further provides that when territory is annexed for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes that the corporate authorities of the municipality shall work with any developer, county, township, or road districts to ensure that all roads that will be affected by the annexation will be maintained in the same or better condition as before the annexation. Effective immediately.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by adding
5Sections 7-1-1.2 and 7-1-5.4 as follows:
 
6    (65 ILCS 5/7-1-1.2 new)
7    Sec. 7-1-1.2. Notice; public hearing. Notwithstanding any
8provision of law to the contrary:
9    (a) Before any territory may be annexed under this
10Division, the corporate authorities of the municipality which
11will be annexing the territory shall hold a public hearing on
12the annexation.
13    (b) All property owners whose property is located within
141/2 mile of any territory proposed to be annexed under this
15Division shall be notified by the petitioner or corporate
16authorities by certified mail of the public hearing described
17in subsection (a) at least 30 days prior to when a vote will be
18taken to approve the annexation or a referendum will be on a
19ballot to approve the annexation.
20    (c) All property owners and residents within 1.5 miles of
21the territory which have been proposed to be annexed shall have
22an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing described in
23subsection (a).

 

 

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1    (d) After the public hearing described in subsection (a),
2if the corporate authorities of the municipality determine that
3any issues or concerns regarding the annexation have been
4brought up at the meeting, the corporate authorities shall make
5a good faith effort to investigate and respond to any such
6issues or concerns.
 
7    (65 ILCS 5/7-1-5.4 new)
8    Sec. 7-1-5.4. Development of annexed land. When a developer
9petitions a municipality to annex territory for any
10residential, commercial, or industrial purpose, or when a
11municipality proposes annexation for any residential,
12commercial, or industrial purpose, the corporate authorities
13of the municipality shall work with any developer, county,
14township, or road district impacted by the annexation to ensure
15that all roads that will be affected by the annexation will be
16maintained in the same or better condition as before the
17annexation.
 
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
19becoming law.