IL HB5606 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipal waterworks system, water supply system, or combined waterworks and sewerage system shall offer reduced rates to consumers living in a household at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines. Provides that upon the submission of a signed affidavit and evidence verifying the consumer's household income, the municipal water system shall grant a 25% discount on all subsequent charges for water service. Provides that a municipality may require annual recertification of income levels for qualifying consumers and that it may not charge to qualifying consumers any fees related to the disconnection or reconnection of water service. Limits home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act requiring implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-10HouseTo Local Government Subcommittee
2018-03-21HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
308058.42New CodeSee Bill Text
65511-129-6.5New CodeSee Bill Text
65511-130-3.5New CodeSee Bill Text
65511-139-8.5New CodeSee Bill Text

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