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Full Text of HJRCA0033  102nd General Assembly

HC0033 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
HC0033

 

Introduced , by Rep. David A. Welter

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
ILCON Art. IX, Sec. 4

    Proposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the aggregate real property tax rate imposed on a particular property by a county or other taxing district shall not exceed 1.5% of the fair market value of that property unless the voters of the taxing district approve an increase above the 1.5% rate by three-fifths of the registered voters in the taxing district. Effective upon being declared adopted.


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HC0033LRB102 17700 HLH 23668 e

1
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

 
3    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
4HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE
5SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that there shall be submitted to the
6electors of the State for adoption or rejection at the general
7election next occurring at least 6 months after the adoption
8of this resolution a proposition to amend Section 4 of Article
9of IX of the Illinois Constitution as follows:
 
10
ARTICLE IX
11
REVENUE

12    (ILCON Art. IX, Sec. 4)
13SECTION 4. REAL PROPERTY TAXATION
14    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this Section, taxes
15upon real property shall be levied uniformly by valuation
16ascertained as the General Assembly shall provide by law.
17    (b) Subject to such limitations as the General Assembly
18may hereafter prescribe by law, counties with a population of
19more than 200,000 may classify or continue to classify real
20property for purposes of taxation. Any such classification
21shall be reasonable and assessments shall be uniform within
22each class. The level of assessment or rate of tax of the
23highest class in a county shall not exceed two and one-half

 

 

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1times the level of assessment or rate of tax of the lowest
2class in that county. Real property used in farming in a county
3shall not be assessed at a higher level of assessment than
4single family residential real property in that county.
5    (c) Any depreciation in the value of real estate
6occasioned by a public easement may be deducted in assessing
7such property.
8    (d) The aggregate real property tax rate imposed on a
9particular property by a county or other taxing district shall
10not exceed 1.5% of the fair market value of that property
11unless the voters of the taxing district approve an increase
12above the one and one half percent rate by three-fifths of the
13registered voters in the taxing district.
14(Source: Illinois Constitution.)
 
15
SCHEDULE
16    This Constitutional Amendment takes effect upon being
17declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois
18Constitutional Amendment Act.