State of Illinois
2019 and 2020


Introduced 2/18/2020, by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch


35 ILCS 200/2-15

    Amends the Property Tax Code. In provisions allowing 2 or more contiguous townships to form a multi-township assessment district, provides that townships without township assessors may be a part in forming such districts.

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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
5Section 2-15 as follows:
6    (35 ILCS 200/2-15)
7    Sec. 2-15. Voluntary establishment of multi-township
8assessment districts. Any 2 or more contiguous townships,
9including one or more townships without a township assessor, in
10any one county, other than townships provided for in Sections
112-5 and 2-10, may by majority vote of each board of trustees of
12the townships, form a multi-township assessment district
13comprising those townships. This determination shall be made no
14later than October 1 of the year preceding the year in which
15township officials are elected. If one or more of those
16township assessor's offices is vacant, a determination to form
17a multi-township assessment district may still be made at the
18time of that vacancy. The assessor or assessors remaining in
19office in one or more of the townships comprising the
20multi-township assessment district shall assume the duties of
21multi-township assessor until a successor is elected or
22appointed and qualified. If there is no township assessor
23remaining in office at the time or none of the townships have a



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1township assessor, the board of trustees of the multi-township
2assessment district, as defined in Section 2-20, shall appoint
3a multi-township assessor for the unexpired terms of the former
4elected township assessors as provided in this Code.
5    The township boards of trustees shall notify the supervisor
6of assessments and the Department prior to December 1 of the
7year in which they have taken any action prescribed in this
9(Source: P.A. 88-455; 88-670, eff. 12-2-94.)