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92_HB0282eng HB0282 Engrossed LRB9202773MWdv 1 AN ACT concerning enterprise zones. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Enterprise Zone Act is amended 5 by changing Section 5.3 as follows: 6 (20 ILCS 655/5.3) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 608) 7 Sec. 5.3. Certification of Enterprise Zones; Effective 8 date. 9 (a) Approval of designated Enterprise Zones shall be 10 made by the Department by certification of the designating 11 ordinance. The Department shall promptly issue a certificate 12 for each Enterprise Zone upon its approval. The certificate 13 shall be signed by the Director of the Department, shall make 14 specific reference to the designating ordinance, which shall 15 be attached thereto, and shall be filed in the office of the 16 Secretary of State. A certified copy of the Enterprise Zone 17 Certificate, or a duplicate original thereof, shall be 18 recorded in the office of recorder of deeds of the county in 19 which the Enterprise Zone lies. 20 (b) An Enterprise Zone shall be effective upon its 21 certification. The Department shall transmit a copy of the 22 certification to the Department of Revenue, and to the 23 designating municipality or county. 24 Upon certification of an Enterprise Zone, the terms and 25 provisions of the designating ordinance shall be in effect, 26 and may not be amended or repealed except in accordance with 27 Section 5.4. 28 (c) An Enterprise Zone shall be in effect for 30 29 calendar years, or for a lesser number of years specified in 30 the certified designating ordinance. Enterprise Zones shall 31 terminate at midnight of December 31 of the final calendar HB0282 Engrossed -2- LRB9202773MWdv 1 year of the certified term, except as provided in Section 2 5.4.
In Vermilion County, however, an enterprise zone shall3 be in effect for 30 calendar years or for a lesser number of4 years specified in the certified designating ordinance.The 5 Whiteside County/Carroll County Enterprise Zone, however, 6 solely with respect to industrial purposes and uses, shall be 7 in effect for 30 calendar years or for a lesser number of 8 years specified in the certified designating ordinance. 9 (d) No more than 12 Enterprise Zones may be certified by 10 the Department in calendar year 1984, no more than 12 11 Enterprise Zones may be certified by the Department in 12 calendar year 1985, no more than 13 Enterprise Zones may be 13 certified by the Department in calendar year 1986, no more 14 than 15 Enterprise Zones may be certified by the Department 15 in calendar year 1987, and no more than 20 Enterprise Zones 16 may be certified by the Department in calendar year 1990. In 17 other calendar years, no more than 13 Enterprise Zones may be 18 certified by the Department. The Department may also 19 designate up to 8 additional Enterprise Zones outside the 20 regular application cycle if warranted by the extreme 21 economic circumstances as determined by the Department. The 22 Department may also designate one additional Enterprise Zone 23 outside the regular application cycle if an aircraft 24 manufacturer agrees to locate an aircraft manufacturing 25 facility in the proposed Enterprise Zone. Notwithstanding 26 any other provision of this Act, no more than 89 Enterprise 27 Zones may be certified by the Department for the 10 calendar 28 years commencing with 1983. The 7 additional Enterprise Zones 29 authorized by Public Act 86-15 shall not lie within 30 municipalities or unincorporated areas of counties that abut 31 or are contiguous to Enterprise Zones certified pursuant to 32 this Section prior to June 30, 1989. The 7 additional 33 Enterprise Zones (excluding the additional Enterprise Zone 34 which may be designated outside the regular application HB0282 Engrossed -3- LRB9202773MWdv 1 cycle) authorized by Public Act 86-1030 shall not lie within 2 municipalities or unincorporated areas of counties that abut 3 or are contiguous to Enterprise Zones certified pursuant to 4 this Section prior to February 28, 1990. Beginning in 5 calendar year 2002 and until December 31, 2006, a total of 5 6 additional enterprise zones may be certified by the 7 Department. In any calendar year, the Department may not 8 certify more than 3 Zones located within the same 9 municipality. The Department may certify Enterprise Zones in 10 each of the 10 calendar years commencing with 1983. The 11 Department may not certify more than a total of 18 Enterprise 12 Zones located within the same county (whether within 13 municipalities or within unincorporated territory) for the 10 14 calendar years commencing with 1983. Thereafter, the 15 Department may not certify any additional Enterprise Zones, 16 but may amend and rescind certifications of existing 17 Enterprise Zones in accordance with Section 5.4. 18 (e) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if (i) 19 the county board of any county in which a current military 20 base is located, in part or in whole, or in which a military 21 base that has been closed within 20 years of the effective 22 date of this amendatory Act of 1998 is located, in part or in 23 whole, adopts a designating ordinance in accordance with 24 Section 5 of this Act to designate the military base in that 25 county as an enterprise zone and (ii) the property otherwise 26 meets the qualifications for an enterprise zone as prescribed 27 in Section 4 of this Act, then the Department may certify the 28 designating ordinance or ordinances, as the case may be. 29 (Source: P.A. 90-657, eff. 7-30-98; 91-567, eff. 8-14-99; 30 91-937, eff. 1-11-01; revised 1-15-01.)
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