IL HB5801 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-08-07 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that registered voters may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth requirements for the petition, the ballot referendum, and the public hearing. Provides for the transfer of property, assets, obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving unit of local government to the receiving unit of local government. Limits when a special district may dissolve into another unit of local government. Defines terms. Amends the Election Code making conforming changes.

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2018-08-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mark Batinick

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