Rep. Thaddeus Jones

Filed: 2/22/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2157 by replacing
3line 12 on page 2 through line 26 on page 5 with the following:
4    "(65 ILCS 5/7-1-13)  (from Ch. 24, par. 7-1-13)
5    Sec. 7-1-13. Annexation.
6    (a) Whenever any unincorporated territory containing 60
7acres or less, is wholly bounded by (a) one or more
8municipalities, (b) one or more municipalities and a creek in a
9county with a population of 400,000 or more, or one or more
10municipalities and a river or lake in any county, (c) one or
11more municipalities and the Illinois State boundary, (d) except
12as provided in item (h) of this subsection (a), one or more
13municipalities and property owned by the State of Illinois,
14except highway right-of-way owned in fee by the State, (e) one
15or more municipalities and a forest preserve district or park
16district, (f) if the territory is a triangular parcel of less
17than 10 acres, one or more municipalities and an interstate



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1highway owned in fee by the State and bounded by a frontage
2road, (g) one or more municipalities in a county with a
3population of more than 800,000 inhabitants and less than
42,000,000 inhabitants and either a railroad or operating
5property, as defined in the Property Tax Code (35 ILCS
6200/11-70), being immediately adjacent to, but exclusive of
7that railroad property, (h) one or more municipalities located
8within a county with a population of more than 800,000
9inhabitants and less than 2,000,000 inhabitants and property
10owned by the State, including without limitation a highway
11right-of-way owned in fee by the State, or (i) one or more
12municipalities and property on which a federally funded
13research facility in excess of 2,000 acres is located, that
14territory may be annexed by any municipality by which it is
15bounded in whole or in part, by the passage of an ordinance to
16that effect after notice is given as provided in subsection (b)
17of this Section. Land or property that is used for agricultural
18purposes or to produce agricultural goods shall not be annexed
19pursuant to item (g). Nothing in this Section shall subject any
20railroad property to the zoning or jurisdiction of any
21municipality annexing the property under this Section. The
22ordinance shall describe the territory annexed and a copy
23thereof together with an accurate map of the annexed territory
24shall be recorded in the office of the recorder of the county
25wherein the annexed territory is situated and a document of
26annexation shall be filed with the county clerk and County



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1Election Authority. Nothing in this Section shall be construed
2as permitting a municipality to annex territory of a forest
3preserve district in a county with a population of 3,000,000 or
4more without obtaining the consent of the district pursuant to
5Section 8.3 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act nor
6shall anything in this Section be construed as permitting a
7municipality to annex territory owned by a park district
8without obtaining the consent of the district pursuant to
9Section 8-1.1 of the Park District Code. A municipality shall
10not annex any territory pursuant to this Section that could not
11be annexed to the municipality pursuant to this Section but for
12the prior annexation of other territory pursuant to Section
137-1-8 unless the prior annexation pursuant to Section 7-1-8 was
14made solely for the benefit of the owners of record of the land
15and was not made for the purpose of assisting the municipality
16in annexing territory pursuant to this Section.
17    (b) The corporate authorities shall cause notice, stating
18that annexation of the territory described in the notice is
19contemplated under this Section, to be published once, in a
20newspaper of general circulation within the territory to be
21annexed, not less than 10 days before the passage of the
22annexation ordinance, and for land annexed pursuant to item (g)
23of subsection (a) of this Section, notice shall be given to the
24impacted land owners. The corporate authorities shall also, not
25less than 15 days before the passage of the annexation
26ordinance, serve written notice, either in person or, at a



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1minimum, by certified mail, on the taxpayer of record of the
2proposed annexed territory as appears from the authentic tax
3records of the county. When the territory to be annexed lies
4wholly or partially within a township other than the township
5where the municipality is situated, the annexing municipality
6shall give at least 10 days prior written notice of the time
7and place of the passage of the annexation ordinance to the
8township supervisor of the township where the territory to be
9annexed lies. If the territory to be annexed lies within the
10unincorporated area of a county, then the annexing municipality
11shall give at least 10 days' prior written notice of the time
12and place of the passage of the annexation ordinance to the
13corporate authorities of the county where the territory to be
14annexed lies.
15    (c) When notice is given as described in subsection (b) of
16this Section, no other municipality may annex the proposed
17territory for a period of 60 days from the date the notice is
18mailed or delivered to the taxpayer of record unless that other
19municipality has initiated annexation proceedings or a valid
20petition as described in Section 7-1-2, 7-1-8, 7-1-11 or 7-1-12
21of this Code has been received by the municipality prior to the
22publication and mailing of the notices required in subsection
24(Source: P.A. 96-1000, eff. 7-2-10; 96-1048, eff. 7-14-10;
2596-1049, eff. 7-14-10; 97-333, eff. 8-12-11; 97-446, eff.