Bill Status of HB0433  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CITIZENS EMPOWERMENT ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Jonathan Carroll - Daniel Didech - Ryan Spain, Mark L. Walker and Blaine Wilhour

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
10 ILCS 5/28-7from Ch. 46, par. 28-7


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that electors may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth the requirements for the petition, together with the form and requirements for the ballot referendum. Provides for the transfer of all real and personal property and any other assets, together with all personnel, contractual obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving unit of local government to the receiving unit of local government. Amends the Election Code to provide exceptions for the Citizens Empowerment Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/1/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/4/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee