IL HB0307 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 10 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-27 - To Local Government Subcommittee
Pending: House Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that electors may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth the requirements for the petition, together with the form and requirements for the ballot referendum. Provides for the transfer of all real and personal property and any other assets, together with all personnel, contractual obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving unit of local government to the receiving unit of local government. Amends the Election Code to provide exceptions for the Citizens Empowerment Act. Effective immediately.

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Title

CITIZENS EMPOWERMENT ACT

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-27HouseTo Local Government Subcommittee
2019-02-05HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
2019-02-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2019-01-10HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-01-10HouseFirst Reading
2019-01-10HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David McSweeney

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
10528-7Amended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments

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