Comments: IL HB0360 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Township Code. Provides that the board of trustees of a township located in DuPage County may submit a proposition to dissolve the township and all road districts wholly within the township to the township electors or township electors may petition for a referendum to dissolve a township. Provides for the transfer of property, assets, personnel, contractual obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving township and road districts to DuPage County. Limits the transferred rights, duties, and funds of the dissolved township to be exercised solely on behalf of the residents within the boundaries of the dissolved township. Provides that municipalities within the dissolving township may elect to assume the duties and responsibilities of a 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 a township in DuPage 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. Provides for transfer of rights, powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations, and responsibilities of the road district to the township. 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-29 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0360 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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