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 Bill Status of HB0277  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  STATE PROPERTY-URBAN FARMS

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Carol Ammons, Andrew S. Chesney, Chris Miller, Ryan Spain and Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 605/7.1from Ch. 127, par. 133b10.1
35 ILCS 200/15-55


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Property Control Act. Provides that the Director of Central Management Services as Administrator may convey any surplus real property covered by the State Property Control Act, by sale or lease, to a duly incorporated, charitable, non-profit organization or association for the cultivation and sale of fresh fruits and vegetables on a tract of land of less than 5 acres within any unit of local government, provided that the non-profit organization or association is not controlled, directly or indirectly, by any agricultural, commercial, or other business. Provides that the non-profit organization or association shall be authorized to sell fresh fruits and vegetables either on the land that was conveyed, off that land, or both, provided, that the sales are related or incidental to the non-profit purposes of the organization or association, and the net proceeds received by the non-profit organization or association are used to further the non-profit purposes of the organization or association. Provides that the lease of any real property to any duly incorporated non-profit organization or association shall be in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Amends the Property Tax Code to provide a property tax exemption for non-profit organizations using land for the cultivation and sale of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  1/29/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/3/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  3/4/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield

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