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 Bill Status of HB5276  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CITIZENS EMPOWERMENT ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Jonathan Carroll

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2022HouseTo Clean Energy Subcommittee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
10 ILCS 5/28-7from Ch. 46, par. 28-7


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that electors may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit or units of local government. Sets forth the requirements for the petition, together with the form and requirements for the ballot referendum. Provides for the transfer of all real and personal property and any other assets, together with all personnel, contractual obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving unit or units of local government to the receiving unit or units of local government. Amends the Election Code to provide exceptions for the Citizens Empowerment Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2022HouseTo Clean Energy Subcommittee

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