IL SB2219 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Failed on January 9 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-09 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Election Code. Provides that it is unlawful for any individual who is engaged in the business of providing legal representation in real estate tax assessment appeals to make campaign contributions of more than $750, in the aggregate, to any political committee established to promote the candidacy of a candidate for township or multi-township assessor, county assessor, county supervisor of assessments, or member of the board of review in any jurisdiction where that individual provides such legal representation. Provides that it is unlawful for any candidate, political committee, or other person to knowingly accept or receive such a contribution. Amends the Property Tax Code. Requires assessment officials to transmit to the chief county assessment officer valuation models for the assessor's jurisdiction, and requires the chief county assessment officer to post that information on his or her Internet website. Makes changes to the definition of "fair cash value". Makes changes concerning sales ratio studies. Requires the Department of Revenue to conduct audits of assessment practices. Provides that, if the county or township is deemed to be persistently non-compliant with the audit, then the assessment official shall be removed from office, and the vacancy shall be filled by the county board.

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2019-01-09SenateSession Sine Die
2019-01-06SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
2018-01-24SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
2017-06-23SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2017-06-23SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2017-06-23SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-06-23SenateFirst Reading
2017-06-23SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1059-50New CodeSee Bill Text
352001-50Amended CodeCitation Text
3520017-10Amended CodeCitation Text
352004-35New CodeSee Bill Text
352008-11New CodeSee Bill Text

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