SCULLY, WOOLARD, KLINGLER, SLONE, FRANKS, SHARP,
HARRIS, MURPHY, JONES,LOU, FLOWERS, FOWLER, SAVIANO AND ACEVEDO.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the State Comptroller Act, the State Finance Act, the
Grave and Cemetery Restoration Act, the Township Code, the Illinois
Municipal Code, the Illinois Funeral or Burial Funds Act, the Cemetery
Care Act, the Cemetery Protection Act, and the Illinois Pre-Need
Cemetery Sales Act concerning cemeteries and burial services. Creates
the Cemetery Preservation Fund and designates its sources of income.
Authorizes the State Comptroller to appoint a Cemetery Preservation
Advisory Board to advise the Comptroller about using funds from the
Cemetery Preservation Fund. Authorizes counties, townships, and
municipalities to preserve abandoned cemeteries. Makes numerous
changes regarding: maintenance and operation of cemeteries; licensing
of individuals and entities involved with cemeteries and pre-need
contracts; care funds; trust funds; pre-need contract requirements;
remedies and penalties for violations; and other matters. Effective
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
The corrections population and fiscal impacts would be minimal.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 45/1b
225 ILCS 45/4a
815 ILCS 390/17
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/12-4.11 from Ch. 23, par. 12-4.11
Deletes everything and re-inserts similar provisions, with
various revisions in provisions amending the State Comptroller Act,
the Grave and Cemetery Restoration Act, the Township Code, the
Illinois Municipal Code, the Illinois Funeral or Burial Funds Act, the
Cemetery Care Act, the Cemetery Protection Act, and the Illinois
Pre-Need Cemetery Sales Act. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code in
relation to payments for funeral and burial expenses. Changes
effective date to January 1, 2001.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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