Bill Status of HB3549 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Historic Preservation Act. Creates the State Historic Preservation Board. Provides for appointment of members of the Board and the powers and duties of the Board. Provides that the Board may: (1) adopt rules in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, for the administration and execution of the powers granted under the Act after consultation with and written approval by the Department of Natural Resources; (2) list, delist, create specific list designations, create designation definitions, create property assessment criteria, or change the listing designation of State Historic Sites. Provides that such actions shall be undertaken by administrative rule; and (3) advise the Department on methods of assistance, protection, conservation, and management of State Historic Sites, which are all subject to Department approval and available appropriations to implement those recommendations. Provides that the listing, delisting, creation of specific list designations or designation definitions, or change of listing designation by the Board shall only be done with the written approval of the Director of Natural Resources. Deletes the statutory listing of specific State Historic Sites, State Memorials, and Miscellaneous Properties. Provides that State Historic Sites shall be designated by administrative rule. Provides that the Department shall submit an annual report, on or before June 30, to the General Assembly containing a full list of the State Historic Sites and the site designations, as recommended by the Board and which received the approval of the Department. Defines "State Historic Site" as a property that has been deemed by the Board and the Department to have a State, national, or international level of historic significance. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.