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 Bill Status of HB0162  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOV CONSOLIDATION-10 YRS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jeff Keicher - Sam Yingling, Mike Murphy, Jonathan Carroll, Andrew S. Chesney, Ryan Spain, Mark Batinick, Chris Bos and Rita Mayfield

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Executive

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 805/8.45 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Decennial Committees on Local Government Consolidation and Efficiency Act. Provides that within one year after the effective date of the Act and at least once every 10 years thereafter, each unit of local government (except municipalities and counties) must form a committee to: study local efficiencies, including an analysis of whether to consolidate with another governmental unit, municipality, or county; and create a report with recommendations regarding efficiencies, increased accountability, and consolidation. Provides that the duties of the committee include, but are not limited to, the study of the unit of local government's governing statutes, ordinances, rules, procedures, powers, jurisdiction, shared services, intergovernmental agreements, and interrelationships with other units of local government and the State. Provides that the committee shall collect data, research, analysis, and public input. Dissolves the committee after completion of its report and oral presentation of the report. Contains provisions about committee membership, meetings, and report requirements. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the 2 residents appointed to the commission shall be appointed by the board of the governmental unit (rather than appointed by the county board chairperson or the president of the board of county commissioners in the county in which the governmental unit lies). Removes a government studies representative from a community college or State university from the committee and, instead, provides that the committee may seek assistance from community colleges or universities with research and the development and review of reports of the committee. Provides that, at the conclusion of each meeting, the committee shall conduct a survey of residents who attended asking for input on what was discussed at the meeting (rather than allowing public input though at least one public survey sent to at least 10% of residents within the governmental unit). Allows the committee meetings to take place at the same time as the governmental unit's regularly scheduled meetings under specified circumstances. Removes a requirement of an oral presentation of the committee's report. Requires that the committee submit its report no later than 18 months (rather than 6 months) after the formation of the committee.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/15/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jeff Keicher
  1/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/4/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  3/4/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/5/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Counties & Townships Committee; 011-000-000
  3/9/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  3/30/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Dan Brady
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jeff Keicher
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Counties & Townships Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Counties & Townships Committee; 008-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/22/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2021
  4/28/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/28/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/28/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Executive

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