(30 ILCS 805/7)
(from Ch. 85, par. 2207)
Review of existing mandates.
(a) Beginning with the 2019 catalog and every other year thereafter, concurrently with, or within
3 months subsequent to the publication of a catalog of State mandates as
prescribed in subsection (b) of Section 4, the Department shall submit to
the Governor and the General Assembly a review and report on mandates enacted in the previous 2 years
and remaining in effect at the time of submittal
of the report. The Department may fulfill its responsibilities for compiling the report by entering into a contract for service.
Beginning with the 2017 catalog and every 10 years thereafter, concurrently with, or within 3 months subsequent to the publication of a catalog of State mandates as prescribed in subsection (b) of Section 4, the Department shall submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a review and report on all effective mandates at the time of submittal of the reports.
(b) The report shall include for each mandate the factual
information specified in subsection (b) of Section 4 for the catalog. The report may also include the following: (1)
extent to which the enactment of the mandate was requested, supported, encouraged
or opposed by local governments or their respective organization;
(2) whether the mandate continues to meet a Statewide policy objective or
has achieved the initial policy intent in whole or in part; (3) amendments
if any are required to make the mandate more effective; (4) whether the mandate
should be retained or rescinded; (5) whether State financial participation
in helping meet the identifiable increased local costs arising from the
mandate should be initiated, and if so, recommended ratios and phasing-in
schedules; (6) any other information or recommendations which the
Department considers pertinent; (7) any comments about the mandate submitted by affected units of government; and (8) a statewide cost of compliance estimate.
(c) The appropriate committee of each house of the General Assembly shall
review the report and shall initiate such legislation or other action as
it deems necessary.
The requirement for reporting to the General Assembly shall be satisfied
by filing copies of the report with the Speaker, the Minority Leader and
the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the President, the Minority
Leader, the Secretary of the Senate, the members of the committees required
to review the report under subsection (c) and the Legislative Research
required by Section 3.1 of the General Assembly Organization Act, and filing such
additional copies with the State Government Report Distribution Center for
the General Assembly as is required under paragraph (t) of Section 7 of
the State Library Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-789, eff. 8-12-16; 100-201, eff. 8-18-17; 100-242, eff. 1-1-18