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Full Text of HB4280  93rd General Assembly


Sen. Mattie Hunter

Filed: 5/12/2004





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4280, AS AMENDED, by
3 replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
4 following:
5     "Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
6 adding Section 9-2-4.5 as follows:
7     (65 ILCS 5/9-2-4.5 new)
8     Sec. 9-2-4.5. Special assessment for payment of costs
9 associated with certain ordinance violations.
10     (a) For purposes of this Section, "Code" means any
11 municipal ordinance that requires, after notice, the cutting of
12 grass and weeds, the removal of garbage and debris, the removal
13 of inoperable motor vehicles, and rodent and vermin abatement.
14     (b) In addition to any other method authorized by law, if
15 (i) a property owner is cited with a Code violation, (ii)
16 non-compliance is found upon reinspection of the property after
17 the due date for compliance with an order to correct the Code
18 violation or with an order for abatement, (iii) costs for
19 services rendered by the municipality to correct the Code
20 violation remain unpaid at the point in time that they would
21 become a debt due and owing the municipality, as provided in
22 Division 31.1 of Article 11 of the Illinois Municipal Code, and
23 (iv) a lien has been filed of record by the municipality in the
24 office of the recorder in the county in which the property is



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1 located, then those costs may be collected as a special
2 assessment on the property under this Division. Upon payment of
3 the costs by the owner of record or persons interested in the
4 property, the lien shall be released by the municipality and
5 the release shall be filed of record in the same manner as the
6 filing of notice of the lien.".