Bill Status of HB4247 99th General Assembly
Short Description: LOCAL GOV TAXPAYER PROTECTION
Rep. Jim Durkin - Patricia R. Bellock
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Prohibits public employees and labor organizations from collectively bargaining on certain specified matters. Provides that governing authorities of units of local government, school districts, and community college districts, may by ordinance or resolution prohibit those activities from collective bargaining. Allows the registered voters of units of local government, school districts, and community college districts to petition to have the question of whether those activities should be prohibited from collective bargaining certified and presented to the election authority. Makes similar changes in the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2016 levy year and 2017 levy year, the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law applies to all taxing districts, including home rule units and school districts. Provides that, for the 2016 levy year and the 2017 levy year, the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law is 0% or the rate of increase approved by the voters. Preempts home rule powers. Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. Excludes from the scope of the Act units of local government and school districts. Excludes from the scope of the term "public works" any public works constructed by a unit of local government or school district. Amends various other Acts to make related changes. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Contains legislative findings.