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 Bill Status of SB1623  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Carol Ronen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 2605/9.6d new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Act. Sets forth procedures for a petition by the electors of the District requesting the submission of a clean-water-bond referendum. Sets forth requirements for the referendum. Provides that, if a majority of the electors voting on the question vote in the affirmative, then the District shall issue bonds for the purpose of disinfecting sewage and improving the water quality of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan, and other waterways in the District. Provides that, if the District issues the bonds, then the District may impose a real estate transfer tax on the privilege of transferring: (i) title to real estate with a fair cash value exceeding $1,000,000; (ii) a beneficial interest in real property with a fair cash value exceeding $1,000,000, and (iii) a controlling interest in a real estate entity with a fair cash value exceeding $1,000,000. Provides that all moneys collected from the tax may be used only to repay the principle and interest on the clean water bonds.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Carol Ronen
  2/9/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/14/2007SenateHeld in Local Government
  3/16/2007SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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