MUNI CD-CONVENTION HALLS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. In Sections concerning
municipal convention halls, changes references from "city" to
"municipality" and changes references from "city counsel" to
"corporate authorities". In the definition of "municipal convention
hall" provides that necessary adjuncts to the building or auditorium
include but are not limited to hotels, restaurants, and gift shops.
Provides that the definition of "municipal convention hall" includes a
building or auditorium with all necessary adjuncts thereto that will
become municipally-owned at a date certain. Provides that a
municipality with a population exceeding 40,000 (currently, 75,000)
may acquire, construct, manage, control, maintain, and operate a
municipal convention hall. Provides that corporate authorities need
not provide for the collection of an annual tax sufficient to pay the
interest on bonds for municipal convention halls if the bonds are to
be payable from sources other than a tax levy.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the corporate authorities of a municipality with a
population between 40,000 and 75,000 may not levy a property tax for
the purpose of a municipal convention hall. Makes other changes.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0774
Last action date: AUG-06-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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