- District 45
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the county clerk shall file with the Department of Revenue a certified copy of any ordinance, resolution, or other document required by law to be filed by the county with the Department of Revenue to impose, discontinue, or change the rate of a tax that has been adopted by the county board or approved by the electors of the county by referendum. Provides that the county clerk shall file the ordinance, resolution, or other document with the Department of Revenue no later than the time otherwise designated by law or, if no time is designated by law, no later than 30 days after passage of the ordinance or resolution or approval of a referendum. Provides that the county clerk shall provide written verification to the county board of the filing of an ordinance, resolution, or other document with the Department of Revenue pursuant to the provisions no later than 5 day after the filing. Provides that, if the county clerk fails to file a certified copy or provide written verification, the county board, sheriff, or State's Attorney may commence an action in circuit court and obtain from the court an order to compel the filing, written verification, or both. Provides that, if the county clerk refuses to testify or otherwise comply with an order of the court, the county clerk may be adjudged in contempt of court and punished accordingly. Effective immediately.
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Referred to Rules Committee
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Seth Lewis
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