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Public Act 92-0235
SB1116 Enrolled LRB9208157SMdv
AN ACT in relation to taxation.
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
Section 3-45 as follows:
(35 ILCS 200/3-45)
Sec. 3-45. Election of county assessor; counties of less
than 3,000,000. In counties having an elected board of review
under Section 6-35, a county assessor shall be elected. 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 county assessor, or to enter upon
the duties of the office, a person must possess one of the
following qualifications as certified by the individual to
the county clerk:
(1) a Certified Illinois Assessing Officer
certificate from the Illinois Property Assessment
(2) a Certified Assessment Evaluator designation
from the International Association of Assessing Officers.
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elected as county assessor, a person must have at
least 2 years experience in the field of property sales,
assessments, finance, or appraisals.
The county clerk must determine if candidates for
assessor have qualified under this Code prior to
certification of their nominating petitions. The election of
the county assessor shall be at the same time and in the same
manner as other county officials are elected under the
general election law. The county assessor shall hold office
for a 4 year term and until a successor is elected and
qualified. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as
are vacancies in other county elective offices.
(Source: P.A. 82-783; 88-455.)
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
Passed in the General Assembly May 09, 2001.
Approved August 02, 2001.