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91_HB1991eng HB1991 Engrossed LRB9102146PTpk 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act by 2 changing Section 5.3. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Illinois Enterprise Zone Act is amended 6 by changing Section 5.3 as follows: 7 (20 ILCS 655/5.3) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 608) 8 Sec. 5.3. Certification of Enterprise Zones; Effective 9 date. 10 (a) Approval of designated Enterprise Zones shall be 11 made by the Department by certification of the designating 12 ordinance. The Department shall promptly issue a certificate 13 for each Enterprise Zone upon its approval. The certificate 14 shall be signed by the Director of the Department, shall make 15 specific reference to the designating ordinance, which shall 16 be attached thereto, and shall be filed in the office of the 17 Secretary of State. A certified copy of the Enterprise Zone 18 Certificate, or a duplicate original thereof, shall be 19 recorded in the office of recorder of deeds of the county in 20 which the Enterprise Zone lies. 21 (b) An Enterprise Zone shall be effective upon its 22 certification. The Department shall transmit a copy of the 23 certification to the Department of Revenue, and to the 24 designating municipality or county. 25 Upon certification of an Enterprise Zone, the terms and 26 provisions of the designating ordinance shall be in effect, 27 and may not be amended or repealed except in accordance with 28 Section 5.4. 29 (c) An Enterprise Zone shall be in effect for 30
2030 calendar years, or for a lesser number of years specified in 31 the certified designating ordinance. Enterprise Zones shall HB1991 Engrossed -2- LRB9102146PTpk 1 terminate at midnight of December 31 of the final calendar 2 year of the certified term, except as provided in Section 3 5.4. In Vermilion County, however, an enterprise zone shall 4 be in effect for 30 calendar years or for a lesser number of 5 years specified in the certified designating ordinance. 6 (d) No more than 12 Enterprise Zones may be certified by 7 the Department in calendar year 1984, no more than 12 8 Enterprise Zones may be certified by the Department in 9 calendar year 1985, no more than 13 Enterprise Zones may be 10 certified by the Department in calendar year 1986, no more 11 than 15 Enterprise Zones may be certified by the Department 12 in calendar year 1987, and no more than 20 Enterprise Zones 13 may be certified by the Department in calendar year 1990. In 14 other calendar years, no more than 13 Enterprise Zones may be 15 certified by the Department. The Department may also 16 designate up to 8 additional Enterprise Zones outside the 17 regular application cycle if warranted by the extreme 18 economic circumstances as determined by the Department. The 19 Department may also designate one additional Enterprise Zone 20 outside the regular application cycle if an aircraft 21 manufacturer agrees to locate an aircraft manufacturing 22 facility in the proposed Enterprise Zone. Notwithstanding 23 any other provision of this Act, no more than 89 Enterprise 24 Zones may be certified by the Department for the 10 calendar 25 years commencing with 1983. The 7 additional Enterprise Zones 26 authorized by Public Act 86-15 shall not lie within 27 municipalities or unincorporated areas of counties that abut 28 or are contiguous to Enterprise Zones certified pursuant to 29 this Section prior to June 30, 1989. The 7 additional 30 Enterprise Zones (excluding the additional Enterprise Zone 31 which may be designated outside the regular application 32 cycle) authorized by Public Act 86-1030 shall not lie within 33 municipalities or unincorporated areas of counties that abut 34 or are contiguous to Enterprise Zones certified pursuant to HB1991 Engrossed -3- LRB9102146PTpk 1 this Section prior to February 28, 1990. In any calendar 2 year, the Department may not certify more than 3 Zones 3 located within the same municipality. The Department may 4 certify Enterprise Zones in each of the 10 calendar years 5 commencing with 1983. The Department may not certify more 6 than a total of 18 Enterprise Zones located within the same 7 county (whether within municipalities or within 8 unincorporated territory) for the 10 calendar years 9 commencing with 1983. Thereafter, the Department may not 10 certify any additional Enterprise Zones, but may amend and 11 rescind certifications of existing Enterprise Zones in 12 accordance with Section 5.4. 13 (e) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if (i) 14 the county board of any county in which a current military 15 base is located, in part or in whole, or in which a military 16 base that has been closed within 20 years of the effective 17 date of this amendatory Act of 1998 is located, in part or in 18 whole, adopts a designating ordinance in accordance with 19 Section 5 of this Act to designate the military base in that 20 county as an enterprise zone and (ii) the property otherwise 21 meets the qualifications for an enterprise zone as prescribed 22 in Section 4 of this Act, then the Department may certify the 23 designating ordinance or ordinances, as the case may be. 24 (Source: P.A. 90-657, eff. 7-30-98.) 25 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 26 becoming law.
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