92nd General Assembly
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   60 ILCS 1/200-12                                                            
   60 ILCS 1/200-13 new                                                        
   60 ILCS 1/200-14 new                                                        

        Amends the Township Code.  Allows  a  township  to  increase  its      
   property tax levy for a township fire department.  Requires a township      
   operating  a  fire  department  to  provide  as  nearly  adequate fire      
   protection as is possible.  Allows certain  townships  to  adopt  fire      
   prevention   codes  and  standards  parallel  to  national  standards.      
   Requires townships providing fire protection services on the effective      
   date of this amendatory Act to follow certain standards  in  the  Fire      
   Protection District Act.  Effective immediately.                            
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Further amends the Township Code. Deletes provisions allowing a        
   township to levy property taxes at a rate in excess of 0.03% of the         
   value of all taxable property within the township, subject to back--        
   door referendum. Allows a township to levy taxes, subject to a refer-       
   endum, in excess of 0.125% but not in excess of 0.40% of the value of       
   all taxable property within the township.                                   
   FEB-16-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-16-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-16-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-21-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               CNTY & TWNSHP         
   MAR-08-2001  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     007-002-000   HCOT    
   MAR-08-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-20-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-20-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   MAR-22-2001  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        088-025-002           
   MAR-27-2001  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   MAR-27-2001  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   01-03-28              
   MAR-29-2001  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            LUECHTEFELD           
   MAR-30-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   MAR-30-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   MAY-02-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               LOCAL GOV             
   MAY-08-2001  S                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-LOCAL GOV     S    
   MAY-08-2001  S                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAY-08-2001  S       DO PASS AS AMENDED                  010-000-000   SLGV    
   MAY-08-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  01-05-09              
   MAY-09-2001  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   MAY-09-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  01-05-10              
   MAY-10-2001  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   054-001-000           
   MAY-10-2001  H  ARRIVE IN HOUSE                                                
   MAY-10-2001  H  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF CONCURRENCE  01                    
   MAY-15-2001  H  MOTION FILED CONCUR                      01/BOST               
   MAY-15-2001  H                        MOTION REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   MAY-15-2001  H  CALENDAR ORDER OF CONCURRENCE            01                    
   MAY-31-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   NOV-27-2001  H  APPROVED FOR CONSIDERATION               004-000-000   HRUL    
   NOV-27-2001  H  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF CONCURRENCE  01                    
   NOV-27-2001  H  MOTION TO CONCUR/SENATE AMENDMENT NO.(S) 01                    
   NOV-27-2001  H  RECOMMENDS BE ADOPTED                    HRUL/004-000-000      
   NOV-27-2001  H  HSE CONCURS IN SEN AMENDMENTS (NO.)      01/087-027-000        
   NOV-27-2001  H  PASSED BOTH HOUSES                                             
   DEC-12-2001  H  SENT TO THE GOVERNOR                                           
   FEB-08-2002  H  GOVERNOR APPROVED                                              
   FEB-08-2002  H                            EFFECTIVE DATE 02-02-08              
   FEB-08-2002  H  PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0522               


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