IL SB1538 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-20 - Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality's police department may be discontinued after referendum of the electors of the municipality. Requires a petition of the electors requesting the referendum or an ordinance requesting the referendum by the city council of the municipality. Provides that if the referendum passes, the sheriff's department acquires primary jurisdiction over police protection of the municipality and the county acquires the authority to levy any taxes the municipality could have levied to support the policing of the municipality.

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2019-03-20SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
2019-03-20SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 009-000-000
2019-03-20SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2019-03-19SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
2019-03-15SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2019-03-15SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
2019-03-06SenatePostponed - Local Government
2019-02-27SenateAssigned to Local Government
2019-02-15SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-02-15SenateFirst Reading
2019-02-15SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
65511-1-14New CodeSee Bill Text

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