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Public Act 097-0533





Public Act 097-0533
SB1804 EnrolledLRB097 08557 HLH 48684 b

    AN ACT concerning revenue.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by adding
Section 27-55a as follows:
    (35 ILCS 200/27-55a new)
    Sec. 27-55a. Restrictive covenants; waiver of certain
rights. A deed restriction, restrictive covenant, or similar
provision may not waive, prohibit, or restrict the statutory
rights to notice of a public hearing or the right to object,
oppose, or challenge (i) the creation of a special service
area, (ii) the levy of any tax of a special service area, or
(iii) the issuance of bonds of a special service area. Any such
deed restriction, restrictive covenant, or similar provision
shall not be enforceable and is null and void against the
property owner, lot or unit owner of the common interest
community, condominium, or cooperative. The term "common
interest community" in this Section has the same meaning as set
forth in Section 9-102(c) of the Code of Civil Procedure.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/23/2011