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 Bill Status of HB1052  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  LOCAL LEGACY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg - Paul D. Froehlich

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2005HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Local Legacy Act. Creates the Local Legacy Board and establishes its membership, powers, and duties. Provides that the Board must choose a chairperson, adopt rules necessary to implement the Act, and submit a report to the General Assembly and the Governor by January 1, 2006 and every 2 years thereafter. Creates the Local Legacy Program to fund county-municipal partnerships for the purpose of inventorying and protecting natural areas, farmland, and cultural resources. Requires counties interested in program funds to form a Local Steering Committee composed of county board members, municipal officers, and local residents and provides procedures for Committee oversight of grant requests. Requires any Committee to develop criteria and a Resource Protection Plan for prioritizing resources and the use of grant moneys under the Act. Allows a local municipality to object in writing to all or some of the Resource Protection Plan and provides that only those counties, municipalities, and units of local government that have adopted a Resource Protection Plan are eligible for grant moneys under the Act. Creates the Local Legacy Fund as a special fund in the State treasury and specifies the purposes for which the Fund moneys may be used.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  2/7/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/10/2005HouseAssigned to Local Government Committee
  2/16/2005HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg

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