91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1828
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COUNTIES-COOK CO STORMWATER                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Counties  Code.   Amends  the   Section   concerning      
   stormwater  management  in  Cook  County.   Provides  that  one of the      
   purposes of the Section is to provide for the  adoption  of  a  united      
   countywide   stormwater  management  plan.  Provides  that  stormwater      
   management in Cook County is under  the  general  supervision  of  the      
   Metropolitan  Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, including      
   the power to impose taxes and issue bonds, rather  than  of  the  Cook      
   County   Board.    Provides  that  the  District  is  responsible  for      
   implementing a plan.  Provides  that  stormwater  management  planning      
   councils  shall  be  formed  to  advise the District in developing and      
   implementing  a  plan.   Provides  that  the  Cook  County  Stormwater      
   Management Planning Committee shall develop a plan for presentation to      
   and approval by the District Board.  Provides for public  hearings  on      
   the  plan.   Provides  for  the  adoption  of  rules to be followed in      
   implementing the plan. Provides for tax levies to  finance  the  plan,      
   subject to referendum.  Provides procedures for the discontinuance and      
   disconnection  of  drainage  districts  and for the issuance of bonds.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes everything.  Amends the Counties Code.  Makes a stylistic      
   change in the Section regarding stormwater management in Cook County.       
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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