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 Bill Status of SB1721  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Steve Stadelman - Mattie Hunter - Melinda Bush - Kimberly A. Lightford, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas and Robert Peters

House Sponsors
(Rep. Lakesia Collins - Rita Mayfield - Justin Slaughter - Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Eva Dina Delgado, Theresa Mah, Maurice A. West, II, Michael T. Marron, Jonathan Carroll, Cyril Nichols, Lamont J. Robinson, Jr., Lindsey LaPointe and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Revenue & Finance Committee Hearing May 13 2021 8:00AM Virtual Room 1 Springfield, IL - House Committee Amendment 1

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/21-90
35 ILCS 200/21-215
35 ILCS 200/21-355
55 ILCS 5/5-1121
65 ILCS 5/11-31-1from Ch. 24, par. 11-31-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. In provisions about delinquent property, provides that a county may take steps necessary (currently, shall take all steps necessary) to acquire title to the property and may manage and operate the property, including, but not limited to, mowing of grass, removal of nuisance greenery, removal of garbage, waste, debris or other materials, or the demolition, repair, or remediation of unsafe structures. Provides costs to be distributed to taxing districts, including operation and maintenance costs and all costs associated with county staff and overhead used to perform the duties of the trustees. Reduces the maximum penalty bids for the annual tax sale from 18% to 12%. In provisions about redemption of property, limits the assessments of penalties from every 6 months to 12 months. Makes conforming changes. Amends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Modifies the requirements to have a circuit court declare property abandoned.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that, regarding a petition requesting property to be declared abandoned, service may be had by publication in a newspaper that is in circulation in the county in which the action is pending on persons named as defendants having an interest of record in the property.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Revenue
  3/24/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/24/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Revenue
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/19/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  4/19/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/20/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 23, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateRe-assigned to Revenue
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Revenue
  4/20/2021SenateWaive Posting Notice
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/21/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Revenue; 006-004-000
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/22/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-004-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  4/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva Dina Delgado
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/29/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/5/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  5/10/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  5/10/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/11/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/11/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  5/12/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/12/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

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