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 Bill Status of SB1496  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Thomas Cullerton

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/Div. 5-45 heading new
55 ILCS 5/5-45001 new
65 ILCS 5/11-5.4-1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the county board or corporate authority of any non-home rule county or municipality may adopt a crime free rental housing ordinance for the purpose of reducing crime in residential areas. The ordinance may include, but is not limited to, requirements for property owners to obtain a valid residential rental license, submit to a public safety and crime prevention inspection, attend a crime safety and prevention training program, include an addendum in rental agreements regarding criminal behavior by the tenant, conduct background checks on prospective tenants, and submit to periodic inspections of the rental property. Provides that the ordinance may also include provisions for violations of the ordinance. Prohibits waiver or modification of the lease agreement to avoid provisions in the ordinance. Further provides that any ordinance enacted under this Section does not apply to any facility licensed or inspected by the State of Illinois or the federal government, with the exception of mobile home parks. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/27/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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