Bill Status of HB5801 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CITIZENS EMPOWERMENT ACT
Rep. Mark Batinick - Deanne M. Mazzochi
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that registered voters may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth requirements for the petition, the ballot referendum, and the public hearing. Provides for the transfer of property, assets, obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving unit of local government to the receiving unit of local government. Limits when a special district may dissolve into another unit of local government. Defines terms. Amends the Election Code making conforming changes.