(35 ILCS 200/29-10)
State must be party to proceedings.
No amount may be claimed
from the State by or on behalf of any unit of local government for any local
improvement made by special assessment or special tax that benefits, or is
alleged to benefit, abutting property owned by the State unless the State has
been made a party to all proceedings, has been given all notices, and has been
afforded the same opportunities for hearing and for objecting to the assessment
in the same manner and under the same conditions as provided in the law
applicable to the making of the local improvement by special assessment or
special tax by that unit of local government.
For the purposes of this Article, any notices required under applicable law
must be sent by registered or certified mail to the Director of the Department
or the other State officer having jurisdiction over the State property
affected, to the Director of
Commerce and Economic Opportunity,
and to the Attorney General.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)