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 Bill Status of HB5612  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/7-1-5.4 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, in any annexing municipality located within 5 miles of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery that, on or after April 1, 2018, has approved an ordinance, resolution, or vote authorizing the annexation of contiguous territory of over 100 acres for a private development, the annexation is subject to a backdoor referendum upon the filing of a petition for a referendum. Provides petition and referendum requirements. Provides that, if the voters do not approve the annexation of the territory, the municipality may not attempt to annex the territory for a period of no less than 2 years from the date it approved the ordinance, resolution, or vote authorizing the annexation of the territory. Repeals the provisions on January 1, 2025. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2020HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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