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Full Text of HB5451  96th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/5/2010, by Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.


35 ILCS 200/27-5

    Amends the Property Tax Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Special Service Area Tax Law.

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1     AN ACT concerning revenue.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
5 Section 27-5 as follows:
6     (35 ILCS 200/27-5)
7     Sec. 27-5. Short title; definitions. This Article may be
8 cited as the the Special Service Area Tax Law.
9     When used in this Article:
10     "Special Service Area" means a contiguous area within a
11 municipality or county in which special governmental services
12 are provided in addition to those services provided generally
13 throughout the municipality or county, the cost of the special
14 services to be paid from revenues collected from taxes levied
15 or imposed upon property within that area. Territory shall be
16 considered contiguous for purposes of this Article even though
17 certain completely surrounded portions of the territory are
18 excluded from the special service area. A county may create a
19 special service area within a municipality or municipalities
20 when the municipality or municipalities consent to the creation
21 of the special service area. A municipality may create a
22 special service area within a municipality and the
23 unincorporated area of a county or within another municipality



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1 when the county or other municipality consents to the creation
2 of the special service area.
3     "Special Services" means all forms of services pertaining
4 to the government and affairs of the municipality or county,
5 including but not limited to weather modification and
6 improvements permissible under Article 9 of the Illinois
7 Municipal Code, and contracts for the supply of water as
8 described in Section 11-124-1 of the Illinois Municipal Code
9 which may be entered into by the municipality or by the county
10 on behalf of a county service area.
11 (Source: P.A. 86-1324; 88-445.)