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1    AN ACT concerning property.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Electric Vehicle Charging Act is amended by
5changing Section 10 as follows:
6    (765 ILCS 1085/10)
7    Sec. 10. Applicability.
8    (a) For the purposes of Sections 20 and 25, this Act
9applies to newly constructed single-family homes and
10multifamily residential buildings that have parking spaces and
11are constructed after the effective date of this Act.
12    (b) For the purposes of Sections 30 and 35, this Act
13applies to unit owners, tenants, landlords, and associations
14of both newly constructed and existing single-family homes and
15multifamily residential buildings that have parking spaces.
16    (c) The provisions of this Act do not apply to any tiny
17home for veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
18and in need of secure, long-term affordable housing, if that
19tiny home is constructed by a non-profit organization
20described in Section 501(c)(3) or Section 501(c)(19) of the
21Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that exclusively funds and
22administers tiny homes for veterans. Every county and
23municipality which has the power to issue building permits and



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1otherwise control the construction of buildings shall require
2by ordinance that an applicant seeking a building permit to
3construct tiny homes for at-risk veterans must include with
4the permit application a completed and signed affidavit
5stating that all buildings constructed under the permit are
6designated for the exclusive use of qualifying veterans who
7are homeless or at risk of homelessness and in need of secure,
8long-term affordable housing. No county or municipality,
9including a home rule unit, shall adopt any building code or
10ordinance that requires EV-capable parking spaces for tiny
11homes constructed for the purpose of providing affordable
12housing for at-risk veterans as provided in this subsection.
13This subsection is a limitation under subsection (i) of
14Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the
15concurrent exercise by home rule units of powers and functions
16exercised by the State.
17    As used in this subsection:
18    "Tiny home" means an individual, detached residential
19dwelling unit of no more than 800 square feet, occupying a lot
20either by itself or sharing a common lot with other tiny homes.
21"Tiny home" does not include a manufactured home as defined in
22the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. "Tiny home"
23does not include a single unit in a small multifamily
24residence or a large multifamily residence.
25    "Veteran" means a person who served in and who has
26received an honorable or general discharge from, the United



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1States Army, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Marines, Coast
2Guard, or reserves thereof, or who served in the Army National
3Guard, Air National Guard, or Illinois National Guard.
4(Source: P.A. 103-53, eff. 1-1-24; 103-572, eff. 1-1-24.)
5    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6becoming law.