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Public Act 101-0467


 

Public Act 0467 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 101-0467
 
HB2243 EnrolledLRB101 08490 HLH 53567 b

    AN ACT concerning revenue.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
Sections 2-45 and 3-5 as follows:
 
    (35 ILCS 200/2-45)
    Sec. 2-45. Selection and eligibility of township and
multi-township assessors.
    (a) In all counties under township organization, township
or multi-township assessors shall be qualified as required by
subsections (b) through (d) of this Section and shall be
elected as provided in this Code. Township or multi-township
assessors shall enter upon their duties on January 1 following
their election, and perform the duties of the office for 4
years.
    (b) Beginning December 1, 1996, in any township or
multi-township assessment district not subject to the
requirements of subsections (c) or (d) of this Section, no
person is eligible to file nomination papers or participate as
a candidate in any caucus or primary or general election for,
or be appointed to fill vacancies in, the office of township or
multi-township assessor, unless he or she (i) has successfully
completed an introductory course in assessment practices that
is approved by the Department; or (ii) possesses at least one
of the qualifications listed in paragraphs (1) through (6) of
subsection (c) of this Section. The candidate cannot file
nominating papers or participate as a candidate unless a copy
of the certificate of his or her qualifications from the
Department is filed with the township clerk, board of election
commissioners, or other appropriate authority as required by
the Election Code. The candidate cannot be appointed to fill a
vacancy until he or she has filed a copy of the certificate of
his or her qualifications from the Department with the
appointing authority.
    (c) Beginning December 1, 1996, in a township or
multi-township assessment district with $25,000,000 or more of
non-farm equalized assessed value or $1,000,000 or more in
commercial and industrial equalized assessed value, no person
is eligible to file nomination papers or participate as a
candidate in any caucus or primary or general election for, or
be appointed to fill vacancies in, the office of township or
multi-township assessor, unless he or she possesses at least
one of the qualifications listed in paragraphs (1) through (6)
of this subsection (c).
        (1) a currently active Certified Illinois Assessing
    Officer designation certificate from the Illinois Property
    Assessment Institute with current additional 30 class
    hours as required for additional compensation under
    Section 4-10;
        (2) (blank); (A) A Certified Illinois Assessing
    Officer certificate from the Illinois Property Assessment
    Institute with a minimum of 300 additional hours of
    successfully completed courses approved by the Department,
    if at least 150 of the course hours required a written
    examination; and
        (B) within the 4 years preceding the election,
    successful completion of at least 15 class hours of
    additional training in courses that must be approved by the
    Department, including but not limited to, assessment,
    appraisal, or computer courses, and that may be offered by
    accredited universities, colleges, or community colleges;
        (3) a currently active AAS, CAE, or MAS Certified
    Assessment Evaluator designation from the International
    Association of Assessing Officers;
        (4) a currently active MAI, SREA, SRPA, SRA, or RM
    designation certification as a Member of the Appraisal
    Institute, Senior Real Estate Analyst, or Senior Real
    Property Appraiser from the Appraisal Institute or its
    predecessor organization;
        (5) a currently active professional designation by any
    other appraisal or assessing association approved by the
    Department; or
        (6) (blank). if the person has served as a township or
    multi-township assessor for 12 years or more, a Certified
    Illinois Assessing Official certificate from the Illinois
    Property Assessment Institute with a minimum of 360
    additional hours of successfully completed courses
    approved by the Department, if at least 180 of the course
    hours required a written examination.
    The candidate cannot file nominating papers or participate
as a candidate unless a copy of the certificate of his or her
qualifications from the Department is filed with the township
clerk, board of election commissioners, or other appropriate
authority as required by the Election Code. The candidate
cannot be appointed to fill a vacancy until he or she has filed
a copy of the certificate of his or her qualifications with the
appointing authority.
    (d) Beginning December 1, 2000, in a township or
multi-township assessment district with more than $10,000,000
and less than $25,000,000 of non-farm equalized assessed value
and less than $1,000,000 in commercial and industrial equalized
assessed value, no person who has previously been elected as
township or multi-township assessor in any such township or
multi-township assessment district is eligible to file
nomination papers or participate as a candidate in any caucus
or primary or general election for the office of township or
multi-township assessor, unless he or she possesses at least
one of the qualifications listed in paragraphs (1) through (6)
of subsection (c) of this Section. The candidate cannot file
nominating papers or participate as a candidate unless a copy
of the certificate of his or her qualifications from the
Department is filed with the township clerk, board of election
commissioners, or other appropriate authority as required by
the Election Code.
    (e) If any person files nominating papers for candidacy for
the office of township or multi-township assessor without also
filing a copy of the certificate of his or her qualifications
from the Department as required by this Section, the clerk of
the township, the board of election commissioners, or other
appropriate authority as required by the Election Code shall
refuse to certify the name of the person as a candidate to the
proper election officials.
    If no candidate for election meets the above qualifications
there shall be no election and the town board of trustees or
multi-township board of trustees shall appoint or contract with
a person under Section 2-60.
    As used in this Section only, "non-farm equalized assessed
value" means the total equalized assessed value in the township
or multi-township assessment district as reported to the
Department under Section 18-225 after removal of homestead
exemptions, and after removal of the equalized assessed value
reported as farm or minerals to the Department under Section
18-225.
    For purposes of this Section only, "file nomination papers"
also includes having nomination papers filed on behalf of the
candidate by another person.
(Source: P.A. 93-188, eff. 7-11-03.)
 
    (35 ILCS 200/3-5)
    Sec. 3-5. Supervisor of assessments. In counties with less
than 3,000,000 inhabitants and in which no county assessor has
been elected under Section 3-45, there shall be a county
supervisor of assessments, either appointed as provided in this
Section, or elected.
    In counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants and not
having an elected county assessor or an elected supervisor of
assessments, the office of supervisor of assessments shall be
filled by appointment by the presiding officer of the county
board with the advice and consent of the county board.
    To be eligible for appointment or to be eligible to file
nomination papers or participate as a candidate in any primary
or general election for, or be elected to, the office of
supervisor of assessments, or to enter upon the duties of the
office, a person must possess one of the following
qualifications as certified by the Department individual to the
county clerk:
        (1) A currently active Certified Illinois Assessing
    Officer designation Official certificate from the Illinois
    Property Assessment Institute, plus the additional
    training required for additional compensation under
    Section 4-10.
        (2) A currently active AAS, CAE, or MAS designation
    Certified Assessment Evaluator certificate from the
    International Association of Assessing Officers.
        (3) A currently active MAI, SREA, SRPA, SRA, or RM
    designation Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI),
    Residential Member (RM), Senior Real Estate Analyst
    (SREA), Senior Real Property Analyst (SRPA) or Senior
    Residential Analyst (SRA) certificate from the Appraisal
    Institute or its predecessor organizations.
        (4) (blank). If the person has served as a supervisor
    of assessments for 12 years or more, a Certified Illinois
    Assessing Official certificate from the Illinois Property
    Assessment Institute with a minimum of 360 additional hours
    of successfully completed courses approved by the
    Department if at least 180 of the course hours required a
    written examination.
    In addition, a person must have had at least 2 years'
experience in the field of property sales, assessments, finance
or appraisals and must have passed an examination conducted by
the Department to determine his or her competence to hold the
office. The examination may be conducted by the Department at a
convenient location in the county or region. Notice of the time
and place shall be given by publication in a newspaper of
general circulation in the counties, at least one week prior to
the exam. The Department shall certify to the county board a
list of the names and scores of persons who pass the
examination. The Department may provide by rule the maximum
time that the name of a person who has passed the examination
will be included on a list of persons eligible for appointment
or election. The term of office shall be 4 years from the date
of appointment and until a successor is appointed and
qualified.
(Source: P.A. 92-667, eff. 7-16-02.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/23/2019