92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2729
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COUNTY GOVERNMENT-TECH                                                     

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Counties Code.  Makes technical changes in  a  Section      
   concerning liability insurance.                                             
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          55 ILCS 5/5-1079                                                     
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          10 ILCS 5/25-11                 from Ch. 46, par. 25-11              
          70 ILCS 805/3c                                                       
        Deletes everything.  Amends  the  Election  Code.  Provides  that      
   vacancies   in   forest   preserve   district  commissions  where  the      
   commissioners are not also members of the county board shall be filled      
   within 60 days by appointment. Amends the  Downstate  Forest  Preserve      
   District  Act.  Removes  the  requirement  that  newly  elected forest      
   preserve district commissioners take office at the  first  meeting  of      
   commissioners  following an election. Provides that the term of office      
   for the forest preserve district commissioners and  the  president  of      
   the commission commence on the first Monday of the month following the      
   month  of election. Requires that the president of the forest preserve      
   district be a  resident  of  the  county  where  the  forest  preserve      
   district  is  located.  Requires  candidates for president of a forest      
   preserve district be a candidate of an  established  political  party.      
   Provides  procedures  for  filling  vacancies  in  the forest preserve      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          70 ILCS 835/1                                                        
          70 ILCS 835/2                                                        
        Amends the Forest Preserve Zoological Parks Act. Changes popu-         
   lation requirements for allowing corporate authorities to establish         
   zoological parks in counties with less than 3,000,000 from forest           
   preserve districts containing a population of 150,000 or more to            
   forest preserve districts containing a population of 140,000 or more.       
   Provides that the annual tax rate for a forest preserve district            
   located in a county with a population in excess of 140,000, instead         
   of 150,000, but less than 200,000 and that is contiguous to the             
   Mississippi River shall not exceed .01% of the value of all taxable         
   property in the district.                                                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   2


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