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Full Text of SB1883  102nd General Assembly

SB1883 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB1883

 

Introduced 2/26/2021, by Sen. Brian W. Stewart

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
405 ILCS 20/4  from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 304

    Amends the Community Mental Health Act. Provides that upon receipt of all the annual moneys collected from the tax levied under the Act, each governmental unit that levies that tax shall immediately deposit 20% of those moneys into a special fund directly controlled by the county sheriff to be used for mental health services within the county jail.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning health.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Community Mental Health Act is amended by
5changing Section 4 as follows:
 
6    (405 ILCS 20/4)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 304)
7    Sec. 4. In order to provide the necessary funds or to
8supplement existing funds for such community mental health
9facilities and services, including facilities and services for
10the person with a developmental disability or a substance use
11disorder, the governing body of any governmental unit, subject
12to the provisions of Section 5, may levy an annual tax of not
13to exceed .15% upon all of the taxable property in such
14governmental unit at the value thereof, as equalized or
15assessed by the Department of Revenue. Such tax shall be
16levied and collected in the same manner as other governmental
17unit taxes, but shall not be included in any limitation
18otherwise prescribed as to the rate or amount of governmental
19unit taxes, but shall be in addition thereto and in excess
20thereof.
21    When collected, 80% of such tax shall be paid into a
22special fund to be designated as the "Community Mental Health
23Fund" which shall, upon authorization by the appropriate

 

 

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1governmental unit, be administered by the community mental
2health board and used only for the purposes specified in this
3Act. Upon receipt of all the annual moneys collected from the
4tax levied under this Act, each governmental unit that levies
5that tax shall immediately deposit 20% of those moneys into a
6special fund directly controlled by the county sheriff to be
7used for mental health services within the county jail.
8Nothing contained herein shall in any way preclude the use of
9other funds available for such purposes under any existing
10Federal, State or local statute. Interest earned from moneys
11deposited in this Fund shall only be used for purposes which
12are authorized by this Act.
13    In any city, village, incorporated town, or township which
14levies a tax for the purpose of providing community mental
15health facilities and services and part or all of such city,
16village, incorporated town, or township is in a county or
17township, as the case may be, which levies a tax to provide
18community mental health facilities and services under the
19provisions of this Act, such county or township, as the case
20may be, shall pay to such city, village, incorporated town, or
21township, as the case may be, the entire amount collected from
22taxes under this Section on property subject to a tax which any
23city, village, incorporated town, or township thereof levies
24to provide community mental health facilities and services.
25    Whenever any city, village, incorporated town, or township
26receives any payments from a county or township as provided

 

 

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1above, such city, village, incorporated town, or township
2shall reduce and abate from the tax levied by the authority of
3this Section a rate which would produce an amount equal to the
4amount received from such county or township.
5(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)