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