Bill Status of HB5612 101st General Assembly
Short Description: MUNI-BOUNDARY LINE AGREEMENT
Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, in any annexing municipality located within 5 miles of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery that, on or after April 1, 2018, has approved an ordinance, resolution, or vote authorizing the annexation of contiguous territory of over 100 acres for a private development, the annexation is subject to a backdoor referendum upon the filing of a petition for a referendum. Provides petition and referendum requirements. Provides that, if the voters do not approve the annexation of the territory, the municipality may not attempt to annex the territory for a period of no less than 2 years from the date it approved the ordinance, resolution, or vote authorizing the annexation of the territory. Repeals the provisions on January 1, 2025. Effective immediately.