92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0681
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Short description: 
COUNTIES CD-FEES GENERALLY                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Counties Code.  Provides that a county  board  may  by      
   ordinance impose and collect an increase in any statutorily authorized      
   fee  when  justified  by  an  acceptable  cost  study showing that the      
   current fee is not sufficient to  cover  the  cost  of  providing  the      
   service.   Provides  that the county board must prepare a statement of      
   the costs of providing each service and that all documents in  support      
   of the increase are subject to public audit and inspection.  Effective      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that  the  provisions  authorizing  a  county  board  to      
   increase any statutorily authorized fees if justified by an acceptable      
   cost  study do not apply to any fees of the Clerk of the Circuit Court      
   as provided in the Clerks of Courts Act.                                    
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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