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 Bill Status of HB6421  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Carol Sente

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-13-21 new
105 ILCS 5/10-22.13a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that municipalities may regulate land owned or leased by school districts within their zoning jurisdiction. Provides that municipalities shall not deny or attach unreasonable conditions to a zoning permit that would frustrate a school board's ability to provide educational services and shall defer to the school district on aesthetic and exterior design matters. Contains provisions concerning the zoning application and review process. Requires that a majority of corporate authorities shall make a final administrative decision within 90 days of filing an initial zoning application and that written notice shall be provided to the school board. Provides that if the municipality fails to reach a final decision within 90 days, the zoning application shall be deemed approved. Provides that the 90-day requirement shall not apply to municipalities that require a super-majority to act on zoning-related matters. Provides that the municipality and school board may mutually agree to extend the time period beyond 90 days. Preempts home rule. Amends the School Code. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  3/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Sente
  4/4/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/4/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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