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90_HR0096enr HR0096 Enrolled LRB9005459KBkb 1 HOUSE RESOLUTION 96 2 WHEREAS, The extension of taxes for a taxing district 3 located in more than one county can create an inequity for 4 the property owners in that district if the burden of 5 taxation is not fairly apportioned; and 6 WHEREAS, The inequity occurs because the property in the 7 taxing district is assessed by more than one county; and 8 WHEREAS, The Constitution of the State of Illinois 9 provides that the General Assembly may provide by law for 10 fair apportionment of the burden of taxation of property 11 situated in taxing districts that lie in more than one 12 county; and 13 WHEREAS, A study into overlapping taxing districts needs 14 to be initiated as soon as possible to alleviate this 15 inequity; and 16 WHEREAS, A task force would be able to take time and 17 facilitate the necessary research to look into the problem of 18 overlapping taxing districts; therefore, be it 19 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 20 NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that 21 there is created the Overlapping Taxing District Task Force 22 consisting of 8 members: 4 to be appointed by the Speaker of 23 the House of Representatives, and 4 to be appointed by the 24 Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; in addition, 25 the Task Force shall include, as non-voting members, 4 26 members of the Illinois County Assessment Officers 27 Association to be appointed by the President of the Illinois 28 County Assessment Officers Association, 4 members of the 29 Illinois Association of County Clerks and Recorders to be 30 appointed by the President of the Illinois Association of 31 County Clerks and Recorders, and a member designated by the HR0096 Enrolled -2- LRB9005459KBkb 1 Director of Revenue; and be it further 2 RESOLVED, that the Task Force shall meet initially at the 3 call of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, shall 4 select one member as chairperson at its initial meeting, 5 shall thereafter meet at the call of the chairperson, shall 6 hold public hearings, shall receive the assistance of 7 legislative staff, shall solicit the assistance of the 8 Department of Revenue, and shall report its findings and 9 recommendations on how to correct the problem of overlapping 10 taxing districts to the House of Representatives by January 11 1, 1998; and that upon reporting to the House of 12 Representatives, the Task Force shall be dissolved; and be it 13 further 14 RESOLVED, that suitable copies of this resolution be 15 presented to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the 16 Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, the Director 17 of Revenue, the President of the Illinois County Assessment 18 Officers Association, and the President of the Illinois 19 Association of County Clerks and Recorders.
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