90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1448
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Short description: 
DISCONTINUE TWSHP-PUBLIC AID                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Township Code.  Provides  that  township  organization      
   shall  cease  in  the  county  as  of  the date a county board is next      
   elected or 18 months after the referendum, whichever is later (now  as      
   soon  as  a  county board is elected and qualified). Provides that the      
   county shall assume, exercise, and perform  those  powers  and  duties      
   mandated by law and formerly exercised and performed by the townships.      
   Provides  that  the  county shall assume all assets and liabilities of      
   the townships. Amends the Public Aid Code. Provides that  in  counties      
   in  which  township organization is discontinued, the county board may      
   levy a tax for general assistance purposes. Sets  the  amount  of  the      
   levy. Amends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law in the Property      
   Tax  Code.   In  the  definitions  of  "aggregate  extension" excludes      
   extensions made for general assistance purposes under the  Public  Aid      
   Code for the first year after discontinuance of township organization.      
   Amends the Illinois Highway Code.   Provides  that road  districts  in      
   existence  immediately before  the referendum  to discontinue township      
   organization shall be continued.                                            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

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


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