92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB4023
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LOCAL PLANNING-TECH                                                        

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Local Planning Technical Assistance Act.  Contains  a      
   short title only.                                                           
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          30 ILCS 105/5.570 new                                                
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause.  Creates the  Local      
   Planning   Technical  Assistance  Act.   Requires  the  Department  of      
   Commerce and Community Affairs to promote the principles  of  sensible      
   planning.  Defines "sensible planning."  Allows the Department to make      
   grants  to counties and municipalities to develop, update, administer,      
   and implement comprehensive plans, subsidiary plans, land  development      
   regulations, and development incentives that conform to the principles      
   of  sensible  planning.  Requires  the  Department  to set eligibility      
   criteria for the grants, criteria for the  use  of  grant  funds,  and      
   reporting   requirements.  Allows  the  Department  to  prepare  model      
   ordinances, manuals, and other technical publications that are founded      
   upon the principles of sensible planning.  Allows  the  Department  to      
   provide  educational and training programs promoting the principles of      
   sensible  planning.   Requires  the  Department  to  report  at  least      
   annually to the Governor and the General Assembly on (i)  the  results      
   and  impacts  of county and municipal activities funded by the grants;      
   (ii) the distribution of the grants; (iii) model ordinances,  manuals,      
   and  technical  publications  prepared  by  the  Department;  and (iv)      
   educational and training programs required by the Department.   Amends      
   the  State  Finance  Act to create the Local Planning Fund.  Effective      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
        Makes changes in the statement of  purpose.   Recommends  that  a      
   municipality  or  county  receiving  assistance  to  write or revise a      
   comprehensive  plan  use  land  development  regulations  and  actions      
   consistent with the  comprehensive  plan  (instead  of  requiring  the      
   consistency.)  Effective immediately.                                       
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Changes   the   listed   purpose   of   the    telecommunications      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0768

   Last action date: AUG-06-2002

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   1


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