90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1048
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SPECIAL SERV AREAS PRIVATE RDS                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Special Service Area Tax Law in the Property Tax Code.      
   Provides that if at least 30% of the roads in a municipality  are  not      
   owned or controlled by the municipality and those roads provide access      
   to  emergency  vehicles,  then  the municipality may propose a special      
   service area for repair,  maintenance,  and  reconstruction  of  those      
   private roads. Effective immediately.                                       
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes  current  provisions  concerning  the   written   request      
   proposing  the  establishment  of  a  special  service area.  Provides      
   instead that if the owners of 51% or  more  in  number  of  the  lots,      
   tracts,  and  parcels of real estate that are to be subject to the tax      
   file a petition with the clerk of the municipality agreeing  with  the      
   establishment   of  the  special  service  area,  then  the  corporate      
   authorities of the municipality shall proceed with  the  establishment      
   of the special service area.  Provides that if a petition is not filed      
   or  contains  an  insufficient  number  of  signatures,  the corporate      
   authorities shall proceed no further and the proposal  for  a  special      
   service area may not again be initiated for a period of one year.           
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0299

   Last action date: 97-08-01

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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