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 Bill Status of HB4980  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks - Carol Sente - Ron Sandack and Dwight Kay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/3-70
35 ILCS 200/18-51 new
55 ILCS 5/Div. 2-4 heading
55 ILCS 5/2-4006
60 ILCS 1/10-25
60 ILCS 1/25-5
60 ILCS 1/25-15
60 ILCS 1/25-25
60 ILCS 1/Art. 29 heading new
60 ILCS 1/29-5 new
60 ILCS 1/29-10 new
60 ILCS 1/29-15 new
70 ILCS 905/27 new
605 ILCS 5/6-130from Ch. 121, par. 6-130
605 ILCS 5/6-130.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Township Code. Removes a restriction limiting townships to 126 square miles. Provides that a township plan for altering the boundaries of townships shall require a new property tax rate to be levied on the affected townships after the boundaries are altered. Provides that a county board may by resolution initiate a referendum to discontinue all townships in a county (currently, a referendum can only be initiated by citizen petition). Provides that a county board may elect to restructure into a commission form of government after discontinuance of township organization (currently, a county is required to reorganize into a commission form of government). Provides that the county board or the voters of a township may dissolve all offices of township assessor and multi-township assessor in specified counties with the county assessor or supervisor of assessments replacing each township assessor or multi-township assessor. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that a township road district, with roads of less than a total of 25 miles in length, may be abolished by the township board of trustees or by public referendum. Amends the Property Tax Code, the Counties Code, and the Public Health District Act by making conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/8/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  2/8/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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