Bill Text: IL SB0851 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a library board of trustees' statement of financial requirements necessary for the next year and any amount the library board believes will be necessary to levy taxes for the library's next fiscal year shall be submitted to the governing board of the municipality no less than 60 days prior to when the tax levy must be certified under the Property Tax Code (rather than 60 days after the expiration of the fiscal year). Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-12-10 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments [SB0851 Detail]

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1 AN ACT concerning local government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Local Library Act is amended by
5changing Section 4-10 as follows:
6 (75 ILCS 5/4-10) (from Ch. 81, par. 4-10)
7 Sec. 4-10. Within 60 days after the expiration of each
8fiscal year of the city, incorporated town, village or
9township, the board of trustees shall make a report of the
10condition of their trust on the last day of the fiscal year, to
11the city council, board of trustees or board of town trustees,
12as the case may be. This report shall be made in writing and
13shall be verified under oath by the secretary, or some other
14responsible officer of the board of trustees. It shall contain
15(1) an itemized statement of the various sums of money received
16from the library fund and from other sources; (2) an itemized
17statement of the objects and purposes for which those sums of
18money have been expended; (3) a statement of the number of
19books and periodicals available for use, and the number and
20character thereof circulated; (4) a statement of the real and
21personal property acquired by legacy, purchase, gift or
22otherwise; (5) a statement of the character of any extensions
23of library service which have been undertaken; (6) (blank); a

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1statement of the financial requirements of the library for the
2ensuing fiscal year for inclusion in the appropriation of the
3corporate authority, and of the amount of money which, in the
4judgment of the board of library trustees, it will be necessary
5to levy for library purposes in the next annual tax levy
6ordinance; (7) a statement as to the amount of accumulations
7and the reasons therefor; (8) a statement as to any outstanding
8liabilities including those for bonds still outstanding or
9amounts due for judgments, settlements, liability insurance,
10or for amounts due under a certificate of the board; (9) any
11other statistics, information and suggestions that may be of
12interest. A report shall also be filed, at the same time, with
13the Illinois State Library.
14 The board of trustees of a municipal library shall also
15submit to the city council, board of trustees or board of town
16trustees, along with the Illinois State Library, a statement of
17financial requirements of the library for the ensuing fiscal
18year for inclusion in the appropriation of the corporate
19authority, and of the amount of money which, in the judgment of
20the board of library trustees, will be necessary to levy for
21library purposes in the next annual tax levy ordinance. This
22statement shall be submitted no less than 60 days prior to when
23the tax levy must be certified under subsection (b) of Section
2418-15 of the Property Tax Code.
25 The board of trustees in a township shall also submit its
26appropriation and levy determinations to the Board of Township

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1Trustees as provided in "The Illinois Municipal Budget Law", as
2amended.
3(Source: P.A. 97-101, eff. 1-1-12.)
4 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.
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