92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0206
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PROP TAX-OBJECTIONS-REFUND ALL                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Property Tax Code  with  respect  to  tax  objections.      
   Provides  that  if, as a result of an objection filed by a taxpayer, a      
   court or the Property Tax  Appeal  Board  determines  that  a  tax  is      
   invalid  or  that an error occurred that caused other taxpayers in the      
   taxing district in addition to the objector  to  pay  more  than  they      
   would  have  been  required  to pay if the error had not occurred, the      
   court shall order a refund by each affected taxing  district  to  each      
   taxpayer who overpaid property taxes as a result of the invalid tax or      
   the  error.   This  change applies to objections filed on or after the      
   effective date of this amendatory Act of the  92nd  General  Assembly.      
   Amends  the  State  Mandates  Act  to  require  implementation without      
   reimbursement from the State.  Effective immediately.                       
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Removes reference to determinations made by the Property Tax           
   Appeal Board.                                                               
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          35 ILCS 200/23-15                                                    
          35 ILCS 200/23-30                                                    
        Further amends the Property Tax  Code.  Provides  that  a  taxing      
   district  may  intervene  in  any  case in which an objection is filed      
   against the taxing district's levy by filing an appearance in the case      
   with notice. Provides that the taxing district is then responsible for      
   defending the levy  and  the  State's  Attorney  is  relieved  of  the      
   defense.  Provides  that the taxing district may also then participate      
   in the court conference with the objector.                                  
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          35 ILCS 200/23-15                                                    
          35 ILCS 200/23-30                                                    
        Deletes reference to provisions concerning the intervention            
   by a taxing district in a tax objection case and the participation          
   by a taxing district in a court conference with a tax objector.             
   Provides that any funds that have not been designated for use in            
   a specific capital improvement project, as approved by a record vote        
   of the taxing body, are deemed to be surplus funds and that any funds       
   that are held in reserve by a taxing district for more than 36 months       
   after the date of receipt, except for funds required for payment of         
   contractual obligations for specific project costs, are deemed to be        
   surplus funds.                                                              
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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