90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0596
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COUNTY CD-PAWNBROKER-OPEN MEET                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Adds  a  caption  to  a  Section      
   concerning election of clerks.                                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          705 ILCS 105/1                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          705 ILCS 105/27.7                                                    
        Deletes everything.  Amends  the  Clerks  of  Courts  Act.  Makes      
   provisions  requiring  establishment  of  a  children's  waiting  room      
   applicable  to  counties  with  a population over 180,000 (rather than      
   500,000) and under 3,000,000.  Effective January 1, 1998.                   
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          705 ILCS 105/27.7                                                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          55 ILCS 5/5-1052.5 new                                               
          55 ILCS 5/Art. 5, Div. 5-41 heading new                              
          55 ILCS 5/5-41005 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41010 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41015 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41020 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41025 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41030 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41035 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41040 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41045 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41050 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41055 new                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-41060 new                                                
        Deletes everything.  Amends the Counties  Code.   Authorizes  the      
   county board in a county over 180,000 to establish by ordinance a code      
   hearing  unit  within  an  existing  code  enforcement  agency or as a      
   separate  and independent agency in  county  government.   Sets  forth      
   procedures  to be  followed in proceedings before such a hearing unit.      
   Provides that a person  who contracts with the federal  government  to      
   care   for   vacant  residential  real    estate  is  responsible  for      
   maintaining the property to prevent and correct  health and sanitation      
   code violations, and makes such a person subject to  orders of a  code      
   hearing  unit;  makes  violation  of  provision  a  business   offense      
   punishable by a fine of not less than $500 and not more than $1,000.        
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Office of Ill. Courts)                          
          SB 596, amended by H-am 1, it appears that there would be no         
          impact on revenue or expenditure of state funds.                     
          JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Office of Ill. Courts)                        
          SB 596, amended by H-am 1, it appears that the bill would            
          neither decrease nor increase the need for the number of judges      
          in the state.                                                        
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)                            
          Fails to create a State mandate.                                     
          HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM 1                                               
          SB 596 does not preempt home rule authority.                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.  (House recedes June 1, 1996)                   
        Eliminates the county population minimum for establishment  of  a      
   code hearing unit.                                                          
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.  (House recedes June 1, 1997)                   
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          55 ILCS 5/5-1124 new                                                 
          205 ILCS 510/11.5 new                                                
        Further amends  the  Counties  Code  and  amends  the  Pawnbroker      
   Regulation  Act.   Provides  that  the  county  board  of a county may      
   license, tax, locate, and regulate dealers of junk,  rags,  and  other      
   second-hand articles including dismantled or wrecked motor vehicles or      
   parts.  Provides that the county board may forbid any person or entity      
   from  purchasing or receiving articles from minors without the written      
   consent of the minors' parents or guardians. Provides  that  a  county      
   board  may  require  licensed and regulated dealers and junk stores to      
   comply  with  the  reporting  and  inspection  requirements   of   the      
   Pawnbroker Regulation Act.                                                  
        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.                                     
        Recommends that the Senate concur in H-am 1.                           
        Recommends that the House recede from H-ams 2 and 3.                   
        Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          5 ILCS 120/1.02                 from Ch. 85, par. 1052.1             
          50 ILCS 20/22.1                                                      
          55 ILCS 5/5-1022                                                     
          55 ILCS 5/5-1121                                                     
          55 ILCS 5/5-1124 new                                                 
          55 ILCS 5/5-1080 rep.                                                
          60 ILCS 1/182-5                                                      
          65 ILCS 5/8-1-7                 from Ch. 24, par. 8-1-7              
          65 ILCS 5/11-135-2              from Ch. 24, par. 11-135-2           
          305 ILCS 5/11-14.5                                                   
        Amends the Open  Meetings  Act  to  provide  that  "public  body"      
   includes  tourism  boards  and  convention  or  civic center boards in      
   counties contiguous to the Mississippi River with a population between      
   250,000 and 300,000.  Amends the Public  Building  Commission  Act  in      
   relation  to   dissolving a public building commission. Further amends      
   the Counties Code.  Authorizes a county to let  contracts relating  to      
   data   processing  or  telecommunications  equipment,    software,  or      
   services without advertising for bids when individual orders do    not      
   exceed  $25,000.  Replaces provisions concerning contracts to care for      
   vacant residential real estate with substantially similar  provisions,      
   but    excepts  a  servicer of a mortgage loan from application of the      
   provisions.   Provides that the county board of a county with a county      
   health department  may require the demolition or repair  of  dangerous      
   and  unsafe  or  abandoned  buildings at the request of a municipality      
   under 50,000; repeals current   provisions  concerning  dangerous  and      
   unsafe  buildings.  Provides that a  county board may license, locate,      
   and regulate places of  business  of  dealers    in  junk,  rags,  and      
   second-hand  articles.  Replaces certain code hearing unit  provisions      
   with substantially similar  provisions  except  as  follows:   (1)  in      
   definition of "code enforcement officer", deletes provision concerning      
   a    State statute or administrative rule that provides for a specific      
   method or  procedure to be followed; (2) authorizes establishment of a      
   code hearing  unit in a  county  under  3,000,000  (rather  than  over      
   180,000);  (3)  in    provisions  concerning  instituting proceedings,      
   provides for cases of animal  control  violations;  and  (4)  provides      
   that  attachment  of order to correct code  violation and sanctions to      
   property is subject to the interests of all lien  holders  of  record.      
   Amends  the  Township  Code.  Authorizes certain townships to  provide      
   for primary health care under contract with an HMO  or  certain  other      
   entities.  Amends  the Municipal Code.  Authorizes municipal corporate      
   authorities to enter into certain multi-year contracts.  Provides that      
   compensation of water commission commissioners shall not be more  than      
   $2,000   (now,   $1,000)   per  year.  Amends  the  Public  Aid  Code.      
   Authorizes a local governmental  unit    to  recover  overpayments  of      
   public aid. Adds immediate effective date.                                  
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0517

   Last action date: 97-08-22

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   3     SENATE -   1


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