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The Priority Bill section contains a brief snapshot of current legislation that is of particular interest to park districts, forest preserves and conservation districts. Watch for updates on bills pending the Governor's signature.

Check the IAPD Complete Bill Review Database for a complete listing of all bills that the association is tracking during this session of the general assembly.

Senate Bills

SB 32 (Garrett, S.) - Amends the Illinois Plumbing License Law. Provides that, if a unit of local government regulates reclaimed water systems, then those reclaimed water systems must meet specific requirements.  Provides that "plumbing" includes rainwater harvesting distribution systems for non-potable use only and does not include the installation, repair, or maintenance of rainwater harvesting collection systems. Provides definitions for "rainwater harvesting distribution system" and "rainwater harvesting collection system". Provides that the Department shall promulgate and publish a minimum code of standards for rainwater harvesting collection systems and rainwater harvesting distribution systems by January 1, 2010. Effective immediately.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that "plumbing" includes rainwater harvesting distribution systems for indoor use only (instead of non-potable use) and does not include any rainwater harvesting distribution system or rainwater harvesting collection system used for lawn sprinkler systems. 
Passed the Senate on 4/1/2009 with a vote of 57-0.

 Last Action:  5/31/2009 House Rule 19(a)/Re-referred to Rules Committee

 

SB 176 (Harmon, D.) - Amends the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act. Changes the definition of "Board". Provides that the commissioners of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County shall be elected in a countywide election (instead of the county board of commissioners serving as the board). Provides the election procedures and terms of office for commissioners. Specifies the procedure for selecting a president of the board. Provides that the president, with the advice and consent of the board of commissioners, may appoint officers. Specifies the procedure for filling a vacancy in the position of president and commissioner. Removes the president's veto power. Amends the Election Code. Provides that, at the consolidated election in the appropriate odd-numbered years, the offices of commissioner of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County shall be filled. Effective immediately.

 

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

 

SB 189 (Raoul, K.) - Amends the Open Meetings Act and the Attorney General Act concerning a Public Access Counselor in the Office of the Attorney General. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes changes concerning: the Act's purpose, policy, and presumptions; defined terms; procedures for responding to requests for disclosure of public records; fees; public body freedom of information officers; denial of requests; exemptions from disclosure; exempted security information; and civil penalties. Effective January 1, 2010.  Passed the Senate on 5/26/2009 with a vote of 116-0.  Passed the House on 5/27/2009 with a vote of 116-0.  Senate Concurs with House Floor Amendments 1 & 2 with a vote of 58-1.

Last Action:  8/17/2009  Public Act 96-542

SB 207 (Bond, M.) - Amends the Property Tax Code. For counties under 3,000,000 inhabitants, sets forth specific items that must be included in the notice sent to taxpayers whose assessment has changed. Requires disclosure of information concerning access to databases containing the physical characteristics of the property. Requires the board of review in those counties to make its rules and procedures publicly available, and requires the chief county assessment officer to provide a plain-English explanation of equalization factors. Effective January 1, 2010.  Passed the Senate on 3/25/2009 with a vote of 59-0Passed the House on 5/7/2009 with a vote of 114-0. 

Last Action:  8/4/2009  Public Act 96-122

SB 322 (Steans, H.) - Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. In provisions making it a public body's responsibility to notify contractors and subcontractors of a revised prevailing wage rate, provides that the publication of an ordinance or resolution passed by the public body that states the ascertained prevailing wage is sufficient notification to the contractor and each subcontractor.

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

SB 1073 (Cullerton, J.) - Amends the State of Illinois Recreational Use of Leased Land Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and purpose.

 

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

 

SB 1074 (Cullerton, J.) - Amends the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning the purpose of the Act.

 

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

 

SB 1075 (Cullerton, J.) - Amends the Baseball Facility Liability Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning limitations on liability.

 

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

 

SB 1201 (Sullivan, J.) - Appropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY 10 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2009.

 

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

 

SB 1221 (Trotter, D.) - Makes appropriations and reappropriations for specified purposes. Effective July 1, 2009.

Last Action:  7/30/2009  Senate Item/Reduction Veto PA Stands 96-39

SB 1254 (Althoff, P.) - Amends the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act. Provides that "physical fitness facility" does not include any outdoor facility that is owned or operated by a municipality or township. Effective immediately.  Passed the Senate on 3/26/2009 with a vote of 56-0Passed the House on 5/13/2009 with a vote of 115-0.  Senate Concurs with House Amendment 1 on 5/27/2009 with a vote of 57-0.

Last Action:  8/17/2009  Public Act 96-540

 

SB 1333 (Holmes, L.) –  Amends the Military Leave of Absence Act. Requires that a full-time employee of the State, a unit of local government, or a school district who is a member of a reserve component of the U.S. Armed Forces or the Illinois State Militia must be given a leave of absence for any training or duty required by the U.S. Armed Forces not otherwise covered by the Act. If the employee's military pay for that training or duty is less than his or her compensation from the public employer, requires that during the leave the employee receive his or her public employment compensation, minus the amount of the military pay.  Passed the Senate on 3/26/2009 with a vote of 57-0. Passed the House on 5/21/2009 with a vote of 115-0-2.

 

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

 

SB 1390 (Wilhelmi, A.J.) - Amends the General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986. Provides that notices may be delivered by electronic means to an e-mail address, facsimile number, or other appropriate contact (instead of the address) listed on the corporate records. Provides for informal action by voting membership by mail, e-mail, or other electronic means (instead of a written consent by all members entitled to vote) and notice of the informal action must be delivered at least 5 days before the effective date to members who did not vote (instead of a written consent signed by less than all voters is only effective if notice of the proposed action is delivered 5 days before the effective date of the action and if, after the effective date of the consent, prompt written notice of the action is delivered to those who did not give written consent). Provides that writings by directors or members include electronic communications unless prohibited (instead of expressly permitted) by the corporation's bylaws or incorporation articles. Provides that a voting member or the member's agent may examine or copy the corporation's records for a proper purpose and that a disputed records request is decided in circuit court (instead of a member may inspect all books and records for a proper purpose at a reasonable time). Provides that a bylaws amendment eliminating a director position may shorten (instead of may not shorten) the terms of incumbent directors, if approved by those authorized to select the directors. Deletes provision that prohibits the removal, except for cause, of directors of different classes with non-uniform terms. Provides that a transaction between a corporation and a member, director, officer, or any entity in which such an individual has an interest, is not void or voidable solely for that reason if the material facts are disclosed and the board or members in good faith authorize the transaction by a majority vote or the transaction is fair at the time it is authorized (instead of if a transaction is fair to the corporation, the direct or indirect interest of a director is not grounds for invalidating the transaction). Provides that no director shall be liable unless the director earns more than $25,000 (instead of $5,000) per year as a director. Makes other changes.  Passed the Senate on 4/2/2009 with a vote of 58-0Passed the House on 5/19/2009 with a vote of 116-0.  Senate concurs with HA's 1 & 2 on 5/27/2009 with a vote of 56-0.

 

Last Action:  8/24/2009  Public Act 96-649

 

SB 1513 (Clayborne, J.) - Amends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law in the Property Tax Code. Exempts, from the definition of "aggregate extension", all contributions to a pension fund created under Article 3, Article 4, or Article 7 of the Illinois Pension Code. Effective immediately.

 

Last Action:  4/3/2009  Senate Rule 3-9(a)/Re-referred to Rules

 

SB 1526 (Brady, B.) - Amends the Department of Natural Resources Act. Requires that no fees imposed or collected by the Department or any related federal funds shall be used for any purpose other than the administration of the Department or the implementation and enforcement of its policies and programs or any purpose not in compliance with federal funding requirements. Effective immediately. Passed the Senate on 4/2/2009 with a vote of 58-0.

 

Last Action:  10/21/2009  Assigned to House Executive Committee

 

SB 1556 (Maloney, E.) - Amends the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Adds to the definition of a "local public entity": an association of school districts, association of school boards, and any not-for-profit association, partnership, or other organization or entity organized for the purpose of conducting public business. Provides that these changes apply to pending actions as well as actions commenced on or after the effective date. Effective immediately.  Passed the Senate on 4/2/2009 with a vote of 56-0Passed the House on 5/28/2009 with a vote of 117-0.  Senate concurs with House Floor Amendment 1 on 5/30/2009 with a  vote of 57-0.

 

Last Action:  8/25/2009  Public Act 96-723

 

SB 1678 (Murphy, M.) - Amends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been granted a senior citizens homestead exemption, the person qualifying need not reapply for the exemption. Effective immediately.

 

Last Action:  3/13/2009  Senate Rule 3-9(a)/Re-referred to Rules

 

SB 1699 (Syverson, D.) - Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, and the School Code to provide that beginning on the effective date of the Act and continuing until January 1, 2011, neither the State nor any political subdivision thereof shall impose a new health care mandate with respect to the provisions concerning required health benefits. Preempts home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act to exempt from State reimbursement. Effective immediately.

 

Last Action:  3/13/2009  Senate Rule 3-9(a)/Re-referred to Rules

 

SB 1790 (Syverson, D.) - Amends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to produce a one-page information sheet for local election authorities to provide to those interested in running for public office

 

Last Action:  3/13/2009  Senate Rule 3-9(a)/Re-referred to Rules

 

SB 1995 (Wilhelmi, A.J.) - Amends the Local Government Debt Reform Act. Provides that bonds issued by school districts for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, or improving real property may become due within 30 years, notwithstanding any other law.  Passed the Senate on 4/1/2009 with a vote of 54-1-1.  Passed the House on 5/30/2009 with a vote of 86-31.  Senate concurs with House Floor Amendments 1 & 5 with a vote of 54-2-1.

 

Last Action:  8/28/2009  Public Act 96-787

 

SB 2001 (Righter, D.) - Amends the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act. Provides that "physical fitness facility" does not mean a public or private golf course. Effective immediately.
 

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

 

SB 2030 (Lauzen, C.) - Creates the Development Impact Fee Authorization for Local Governments Act. Authorizes municipalities and counties to adopt ordinances to impose, on behalf of themselves or other local governments, development impact fees on new developments in the municipality or county. Sets forth requirements and procedures for adopting the fee ordinances, for the imposition, collection, and expenditure of the fees, for returning unexpended fees, and for appealing the imposition of the fees. Requires that, within 2 years after the effective date of this Act, all municipalities and counties must conform any existing impact fee ordinance with the provisions required under this Act. Effective immediately.
 

Last Action:  3/13/2009  Senate Rule 3-9(a)/Re-referred to Rules

 

SB 2125 (Viverito, L.) - Amends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning property tax installments in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, provides that, beginning with taxes payable in 2010, the first installment shall be computed at 55% (instead of 50%) of the total of each tax bill for the preceding year. Effective immediately.  Passed the Senate on 4/1/2009 with a vote of 48-8.  Passed the House on 5/19/2009 with a vote of 67-46.

 

Last Action:  8/14/2009  96-490

 

SB 2126 (Viverito, L.) -  Amends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law in the Property Tax Code. Provides that the extension limitation may not be less than 2%. Effective immediately.

Last Action:  4/2/2009  Lost in the Senate with a vote of 21-24-4

SB 2207 (Radogno, C.) - Amends the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action:  8/15/2009  Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)/Referred to Assignments

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