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Full Text of SB2778  98th General Assembly




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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 21-150 as follows:
6    (35 ILCS 200/21-150)
7    Sec. 21-150. Time of applying for judgment. Except as
8otherwise provided in this Section or by ordinance or
9resolution enacted under subsection (c) of Section 21-40, in
10any county with fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants, all
11applications for judgment and order of sale for taxes and
12special assessments on delinquent properties shall be made
13within 90 days after the second installment due date. In Cook
14County, all applications for judgment and order of sale for
15taxes and special assessments on delinquent properties shall be
16made (i) by July 1, 2011 for tax year 2009, (ii) by July 1, 2012
17for tax year 2010, (iii) by July 1, 2013 for tax year 2011,
18(iv) by July 1, 2014 for tax year 2012, (v) by July 1, 2015 for
19tax year 2013, (vi) by May 1, 2016 for tax year 2014, (vii) by
20March 1, 2017 for tax year 2015, and (viii) (v) within 90 days
21after the second installment due date for tax year 2016 2013
22and each tax year thereafter. In those counties which have
23adopted an ordinance under Section 21-40, the application for



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1judgment and order of sale for delinquent taxes shall be made
2in December. In the 10 years next following the completion of a
3general reassessment of property in any county with 3,000,000
4or more inhabitants, made under an order of the Department,
5applications for judgment and order of sale shall be made as
6soon as may be and on the day specified in the advertisement
7required by Section 21-110 and 21-115. If for any cause the
8court is not held on the day specified, the cause shall stand
9continued, and it shall be unnecessary to re-advertise the list
10or notice.
11    Within 30 days after the day specified for the application
12for judgment the court shall hear and determine the matter. If
13judgment is rendered, the sale shall begin on the date within 5
14business days specified in the notice as provided in Section
1521-115. If the collector is prevented from advertising and
16obtaining judgment within the time periods specified by this
17Section, the collector may obtain judgment at any time
18thereafter; but if the failure arises by the county collector's
19not complying with any of the requirements of this Code, he or
20she shall be held on his or her official bond for the full
21amount of all taxes and special assessments charged against him
22or her. Any failure on the part of the county collector shall
23not be allowed as a valid objection to the collection of any
24tax or assessment, or to entry of a judgment against any
25delinquent properties included in the application of the county



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1(Source: P.A. 96-1329, eff. 7-27-10; 96-1512, eff. 1-27-11;
297-637, eff. 12-16-11.)
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
4becoming law.