Bill Status of HB5606  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-129-6.5 new
65 ILCS 5/11-130-3.5 new
65 ILCS 5/11-139-8.5 new
30 ILCS 805/8.42 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipal waterworks system, water supply system, or combined waterworks and sewerage system shall offer reduced rates to consumers living in a household at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines. Provides that upon the submission of a signed affidavit and evidence verifying the consumer's household income, the municipal water system shall grant a 25% discount on all subsequent charges for water service. Provides that a municipality may require annual recertification of income levels for qualifying consumers and that it may not charge to qualifying consumers any fees related to the disconnection or reconnection of water service. Limits home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act requiring implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  4/10/2018HouseTo Local Government Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die