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Full Text of HB2820  102nd General Assembly




State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Brad Halbrook


35 ILCS 200/3-65

    Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that deputies and clerks appointed by a county assessor in a county with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants shall be appointed with the advice and consent of the county board. Provides that their compensation is to be fixed by the county board and paid by the county. Effective immediately.

LRB102 14639 HLH 19992 b






HB2820LRB102 14639 HLH 19992 b

1    AN ACT concerning revenue.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
5Section 3-65 as follows:
6    (35 ILCS 200/3-65)
7    Sec. 3-65. Deputy county assessors - Counties of less than
83,000,000 with elected assessor. The county assessor in
9counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants which elect a
10county assessor under Section 3-45 may appoint, with the
11advice and consent of the county board, as many suitable
12persons as in his or her judgment are necessary to act as
13deputies and clerks, their compensation to be fixed by the
14county board and paid by the county, who shall perform the
15duties assigned to them by the county assessor. They shall
16hold their office at the will of the county assessor, and shall
17receive compensation determined by the assessor to be paid out
18of the county treasury. Such deputy assessors shall, before
19entering upon their duties, take the oath or affirmation
20prescribed for the assessors.
21    In counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants which
22elect a county assessor under Section 3-45, in all townships
23not lying completely within the limits of one city, the



HB2820- 2 -LRB102 14639 HLH 19992 b

1township assessor shall be ex-officio the deputy assessor to
2make the assessments in the township where he or she is
3elected. If, in any township, the township assessor shall not
4be able, by himself or herself within the time allowed by law,
5to make the assessment of the township, any additional deputy
6assessors required to make the assessment shall be residents
7and legal voters of that township, and shall be nominated by
8the township's board of trustees and appointed by the county
9assessor only upon that nomination. Deputy assessors so
10appointed shall act under the supervision of the ex-officio
11deputy town assessors.
12(Source: P.A. 82-783; 88-455.)
13    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14becoming law.