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Full Text of HB5124  100th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Brad Halbrook


35 ILCS 200/21-115

    Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in the case of an error on the part of the newspaper publishing an advertisement of judgment hearing, the collector may notify any taxpayer affected by the error with a corrected notice via certified mail. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning revenue.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
5Section 21-115 as follows:
6    (35 ILCS 200/21-115)
7    Sec. 21-115. Times of publication of notice. The
8advertisement shall be published once at least 10 days before
9the day on which judgment is to be applied for, and shall
10contain a list of the delinquent properties upon which the
11taxes or any part thereof remain due and unpaid, the names of
12owners, if known, the total amount due, and the year or years
13for which they are due. In counties of less than 3,000,000
14inhabitants, advertisement shall include notice of the
15registration requirement for persons bidding at the sale.
16Properties upon which taxes have been paid in full under
17protest shall not be included in the list.
18    The collector shall give notice that he or she will apply
19to the circuit court on a specified day for judgment against
20the properties for the taxes, and costs, and for an order to
21sell the properties for the satisfaction of the amount due.
22    The collector shall also give notice of a date within the
23next 5 business days after the date of application on which all



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1the properties for the sale of which an order is made will be
2exposed to public sale at a location within the county
3designated by the county collector, for the amount of taxes,
4and cost due. The advertisement published according to the
5provisions of this Section shall be deemed to be sufficient
6notice of the intended application for judgment and of the sale
7of properties under the order of the court. In the case of an
8error on the part of the newspaper publishing the advertisement
9of judgment hearing, the collector may notify any taxpayer
10affected by the error with a corrected notice via certified
11mail. Notwithstanding the provisions of this Section and
12Section 21-110, in the 10 years following the completion of a
13general reassessment of property in any county with 3,000,000
14or more inhabitants, made under an order of the Department, the
15publication shall be made not sooner than 10 days nor more than
1690 days after the date when all unpaid taxes on property have
17become delinquent.
18(Source: P.A. 88-455; 89-126, eff. 7-11-95; 89-426, eff.
196-1-96; 89-626, eff. 8-9-96.)
20    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
21becoming law.