State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/24/2009, by Rep. David R. Leitch


35 ILCS 200/21-245

    Amends the Property Tax Code. Increases the automation fee assessed by the county collector to the purchaser of property for delinquent taxes from not more than $10 to not more than $20. Effective immediately.

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1     AN ACT concerning revenue
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
5 Section 21-245 as follows:
6     (35 ILCS 200/21-245)
7     Sec. 21-245. Automation fee. The county collector in all
8 counties may assess to the purchaser of property for delinquent
9 taxes an automation fee of not more than $20 $10 per parcel. In
10 counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants:
11     (a) The fee shall be paid at the time of the purchase if
12 the record keeping system used for processing the delinquent
13 property tax sales is automated or has been approved for
14 automation by the county board. The fee shall be collected in
15 the same manner as other fees or costs.
16     (b) Fees collected under this Section shall be retained by
17 the county treasurer in a fund designated as the Tax Sale
18 Automation Fund. The fund shall be audited by the county
19 auditor. The county board, with the approval of the county
20 treasurer, shall make expenditures from the fund (1) to pay any
21 costs related to the automation of property tax collections and
22 delinquent property tax sales, including the cost of hardware,
23 software, research and development, and personnel and (2) to



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1 defray the cost of providing electronic access to property tax
2 collection records and delinquent tax sale records.
3 (Source: P.A. 93-415, eff. 8-5-03.)
4     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5 becoming law.