Bill Status of SB1893  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  COUNTIES CODE-NUISANCE TREES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John F. Curran and Donald P. DeWitte

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/7/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1077from Ch. 34, par. 5-1077


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county board may adopt reasonable regulations for the control and eradication of diseased, damaged, dead, or insect-infested trees, including trees: with Dutch elm disease or elm blight; infested by the Emerald Ash Borer, Asian Longhorn Beetle, Gypsy Moth, or other parasitic organisms; or that have been severely damaged or at a risk of falling (currently, the county board may regulate for the control and eradication of Dutch elm disease or elm blight). Provides that a county board may adopt an ordinance declaring it to be a nuisance to keep or maintain any diseased, damaged, dead, or insect-infested tree which presents a risk of falling onto any public way or public property, including utility easements and watercourses. Provides that the ordinance may authorize the county to remove nuisance trees when the property owner fails to do so in a timely manner after receiving notice thereof and to have a lien placed on the subject property for the costs of the tree removal.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John F. Curran
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Local Government; 009-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/30/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2021
  5/7/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments