IL HB0348 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-14 - Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Township Code. Provides that the board of trustees of any township located in McHenry County may submit a proposition to dissolve the township to the township electors or township electors may petition for a referendum to dissolve a township. Provides for the transfer of real and personal property, and any other assets, together with all personnel, contractual obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving township to McHenry County. Provides that all road districts wholly within the boundaries of the dissolving township are dissolved on the date of dissolution of the dissolving township and the powers and responsibilities of the road district are transferred to McHenry County, and provides that municipalities within the dissolving township may elect to assume the duties and responsibilities of the road district or road districts. Limits extensions of specified property tax levies to 90% of the original property tax levy and within the boundaries of the dissolved township. Amends the Election Code and Counties Code making conforming changes. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that any township in Lake County or McHenry County shall abolish a road district of that township if the roads of the road district are less than 15 miles in length. Provides that the road district is abolished on the expiration of the term of office of the highway commissioner of the road district facing abolition following the determination by the county engineer or county superintendent of highways. Provides that the township board of trustees may enter into a contract with the county, a municipality, or a private contractor to administer the roads added to its jurisdiction. Effective immediately.

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2019-02-14HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-02-14HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 011-004-001
2019-02-05HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
2019-01-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2019-01-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2019-01-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
2019-01-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2019-01-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-01-14HouseFirst Reading
2019-01-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David McSweeney

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
10528-7Amended CodeCitation Text
5555-1184New CodeSee Bill Text
60124-10New CodeSee Bill Text
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60124-20New CodeSee Bill Text
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60124-30New CodeSee Bill Text
60124-35New CodeSee Bill Text
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601Art. 24 headingNew CodeSee Bill Text
60556-140New CodeSee Bill Text

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