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 Bill Status of SB0003  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Melinda Bush - Julie A. Morrison - Donne E. Trotter, Mattie Hunter, Laura M. Murphy and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sam Yingling - Steven A. Andersson - Deb Conroy - Carol Sente - Mark Batinick, Martin J. Moylan, Natalie A. Manley, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Laura Fine, Linda Chapa LaVia, Elaine Nekritz, Barbara Wheeler, Kathleen Willis and David S. Olsen)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/15/2017SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/3-7 new
10 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 46, par. 28-1
55 ILCS 5/Div. 2-4 heading
55 ILCS 5/2-4006
55 ILCS 5/5-44010
55 ILCS 5/5-44020
55 ILCS 5/5-44043 new
60 ILCS 1/10-25
60 ILCS 1/Art. 22 heading new
60 ILCS 1/22-5 new
60 ILCS 1/22-10 new
60 ILCS 1/22-15 new
60 ILCS 1/22-20 new
60 ILCS 1/Art. 23 heading new
60 ILCS 1/23-5 new
60 ILCS 1/23-10 new
60 ILCS 1/23-15 new
60 ILCS 1/23-20 new
60 ILCS 1/23-25 new
60 ILCS 1/25-15
60 ILCS 1/25-25
60 ILCS 1/Art. 29 heading new
60 ILCS 1/29-5 new
60 ILCS 1/29-10 new
60 ILCS 1/29-15 new
60 ILCS 1/29-20 new
60 ILCS 1/29-25 new
60 ILCS 1/65-20
70 ILCS 605/10-12 new
605 ILCS 5/6-130from Ch. 121, par. 6-130
605 ILCS 5/6-130.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Government Reduction and Efficiency Division of the Counties Code. Provides that the Division applies to all counties (currently, only applies to DuPage, Lake, and McHenry Counties). Excludes specified boards from the definition of "unit of local government". Provides how the status and rights of employees, including those represented by an exclusive bargaining representatives, are affected by the dissolution of a unit of local government under the Division. Provides for the assumption of obligations of the dissolving unit of local government by the entity absorbing the dissolving unit as they relate to representation rights and collective bargaining agreements. Amends the Township Code. Removes a restriction limiting townships to 126 square miles. Provides for the consolidation of 2 or more townships which share a boundary, the merging of one township into 2 other townships, and the dissolution of all townships (currently, only allowed in specified townships) within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality. Makes other changes. Amends the Election Code. Specifies procedures for township consolidation, merger, and discontinuance referenda. Amends the Illinois Drainage Code. Provides that specified counties may, by resolution, dissolve drainage districts wholly within their borders and drainage districts only partially within its borders under specified circumstances. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that specified township road districts may be abolished by public referendum. Effective on January 1, 2018, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General Assembly become law.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Removes provisions that were being added in the Illinois Drainage Code that would have allowed specified counties, by resolution, to dissolve drainage districts wholly or partially within their borders.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces the effective date Section. Effective January 1, 2018, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, and 16 of the 100th General Assembly become law.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Replaces the effective date Section. Effective January 1, 2018.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
605 ILCS 5/6-130.5 new
Adds reference to:
65 ILCS 95/4from Ch. 24, par. 1604
65 ILCS 95/5from Ch. 24, par. 1605
65 ILCS 95/21 new
70 ILCS 3305/11
605 ILCS 5/6-133
605 ILCS 5/6-135 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the engrossed bill with the following changes: Requires that resolutions and notices of hearings regarding consolidation or merger be published on the main page of the townships' websites, if any. In provisions concerning merger of townships, provides that no tax rate may be extended for any fund of the consolidated district for the first levy year of the consolidated district that exceeds any statutory maximum set forth for that fund, unless the referendum also conforms to the requirements of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law or other statutory provision setting forth that limitation. Makes changes to provisions of the Illinois Highway Code related to abolishing a road district in Cook County, and specifies that the new provisions related to abolishing road districts do not apply to Cook County. Amends the Home Equity Assurance Act. Provides that beginning after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a home equity commission shall consist of 7 commissioners (rather than 9). Provides that a governing commission may employ full-time or part-time employees. Allows a governing commission to establish a Tax Reimbursement Program. Amends the Street Light District Act. Allows the consolidation of a street light district into the township in which the district sits if the entire district is located within the township. Effective on January 1, 2018.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  1/11/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/11/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/12/2017SenateAssigned to Local Government
  1/23/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  1/24/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  1/24/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  1/24/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  1/24/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  1/24/2017SenatePostponed - Local Government
  1/24/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Local Government
  1/24/2017SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  1/24/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-referred to Assignments
  1/24/2017SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  1/24/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  1/24/2017SenateSecond Reading
  1/24/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading January 25, 2017
  1/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  1/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  2/8/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; T. Cullerton
  2/8/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 9, 2017
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/8/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 036-014-007
  2/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  2/8/2017SenateMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateMotion to Reconsider Vote - Prevails
  2/28/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; T. Cullerton
  2/28/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  2/28/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 043-014-002
  2/28/2017SenateMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/16/2017SenateMotion Prevailed
  5/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2017
  5/16/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/16/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/17/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/17/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/17/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; T. Cullerton
  5/17/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/17/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/17/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-006-013
  5/18/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/18/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/18/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/18/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/30/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/30/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 007-004-000
  5/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  5/30/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/30/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/30/2017HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/30/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/30/2017HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  5/30/2017HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/30/2017HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/30/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2017HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/31/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/31/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/31/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  5/31/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Withdrawn by Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/31/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2017HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/31/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/31/2017HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 075-034-001
  5/31/2017HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/31/2017HouseMotion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/31/2017SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/31/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/31/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/31/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/31/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/31/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 049-003-000
  5/31/2017SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2017SenateSent to the Governor

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