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 1        AN ACT in relation to local government.

 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 21-245 as follows:

 6        (35 ILCS 200/21-245)
 7        Sec. 21-245.  Automation fee.  The  county  collector  in
 8    all  counties  may  assess  to  the purchaser of property for
 9    delinquent taxes an automation fee of not more than  $10  per
10    parcel. In counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants:
11        (a)  The fee shall be paid at the time of the purchase if
12    the  record keeping system used for processing the delinquent
13    property tax sales is automated  or  has  been  approved  for
14    automation by the county board. The fee shall be collected in
15    the same manner as other fees or costs.
16        (b)  Fees  collected under this Section shall be retained
17    by the county treasurer in a fund designated as the Tax  Sale
18    Automation  Fund.  The  fund  shall  be audited by the county
19    auditor. The county board, with the approval  of  the  county
20    treasurer,  shall  make expenditures from the fund (1) to pay
21    any  costs  related  to  the  automation  of   property   tax
22    collections  and delinquent property tax sales, including the
23    cost of hardware, software,  research  and  development,  and
24    personnel  and (2) to defray the cost of providing electronic
25    access to property tax collection records and delinquent  tax
26    sale records.
27    (Source:  P.A.  88-455;  incorporates  88-401;  88-670,  eff.
28    12-2-94.)

29        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
30    becoming law.