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1     AN ACT concerning special assessments.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by adding
5 Section 9-2-4.5 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/9-2-4.5 new)
7     Sec. 9-2-4.5. Special assessment for payment of unpaid
8 fines and costs. In addition to any other method authorized by
9 law, if (i) a property owner is cited with a Code violation, as
10 Code is defined in 65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-1, (ii) non-compliance is
11 found upon reinspection of the property after the due date for
12 compliance with an order to correct the ordinance violation,
13 and (iii) fines and costs for the non-compliance and
14 reinspection remain unpaid at the point in time that they would
15 become a debt due and owing the municipality under 65 ILCS
16 5/11-31.1-11.1, then those fines and costs may be collected as
17 a special assessment on the property under this Division.