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SB1049ham002 93rd General Assembly


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 1                    AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1049

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend Senate Bill 1049, AS  AMENDED,
 3    by  replacing  everything  after the enacting clause with the
 4    following:

 5        "Section 5. The Park District Code is amended  by  adding
 6    Section 5-2e as follows:

 7        (70 ILCS 1205/5-2e new)
 8        Sec.  5-2e.  Park  district  property within municipality
 9    with recreation  board  or  within  a  supervised  recreation
10    system; disconnection.  Any territory of a park district that
11    is  located  within  a  municipality  that  has established a
12    recreation  board  under  Section  11-95-3  of  the  Illinois
13    Municipal Code, or a supervised recreation system that levies
14    taxes  for  the  establishment,  conduct,   and   maintenance
15    thereof,  may  be  disconnected from the park district if the
16    affected land owners are subject to  a  tax  levied  by  both
17    governmental  bodies  for  recreational  services. A petition
18    must be signed by 10% of the owners of  record  of  the  land
19    within   the  territory  proposed  to  be  disconnected.  The
20    petition  must  allege  the   facts   in   support   of   the
21    disconnection.    The   petition  shall  be  filed  with  the
22    municipal   clerk.   The   corporate   authorities   of   the
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 1    municipality shall adopt an ordinance that provides that  the
 2    question of disconnection be submitted to the electors of the
 3    territory proposed to be disconnected.
 4        Upon adoption of the ordinance, the municipal clerk shall
 5    certify the ordinance and the question to the proper election
 6    authorities, who shall submit the question to the electors of
 7    the  territory  at an election in accordance with the general
 8    election law.
 9        The  question  cast  at  this  election   shall   be   in
10    substantially the following form:
11             Shall  (describe  territory)  be  disconnected  from
12        (name  of park district) and the levy of any taxes by the
13        Park District be discontinued?
14        The votes shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
15        If a majority of the votes cast upon the question are  in
16    favor  of  disconnection, the territory shall be disconnected
17    from the park district, the  park  district  shall  cease  to
18    exercise   its  power  or  authority  over  the  disconnected
19    territory, and the levy of any taxes  by  the  park  district
20    shall be discontinued.

21        Section  99.  Effective  date. This Act takes effect upon
22    becoming law.".