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Full Text of SB2966  99th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced 2/18/2016, by Sen. Daniel Biss


30 ILCS 105/6z-69

    Amends the State Finance Act. Re-creates the Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund. Provides a continuing appropriation of $5,000,000 adjusted for inflation from the General Revenue Fund to the Fund. Directs the Department of Transportation to annually distribute moneys received in the Fund without appropriation according to a specified formula. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning finance.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by changing
5Section 6z-69 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 105/6z-69)
7    Sec. 6z-69. Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund.
8    (a) As soon as possible after July 1, 2016 2007, and on
9each July 1 thereafter until July 1, 2010, the State Treasurer
10shall transfer $5,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the
11Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund. Beginning in 2017, the
12amount of $5,000,000 shall annually be increased by the annual
13unadjusted percentage increase (but not less than zero) of the
14Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the
15United States Department of Labor (United States city average,
16all items, 1982-84 = 100) as reported on January 1 of that
17year. If for any reason the aggregate appropriations made
18available are insufficient to meet the total amount of transfer
19required by this subsection, this subsection shall constitute a
20continuing appropriation of all amounts necessary for these
21purposes. The General Assembly may appropriate lesser amounts
22by law.
23    (b) The Subject to appropriation, the Illinois Department



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1of Transportation shall make lump sum distributions from the
2Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund as soon as possible after
3each July 1 from all federal and other moneys received to the
4recipients and in the amounts specified in subsection (c). The
5recipients must use the moneys for comprehensive regional
6planning purposes.
7    (c) Each year's distribution under subsection (b) shall be
8as follows: (i) 70% to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for
9Planning (CMAP); (ii) 25% to the State's other Metropolitan
10Planning Organizations (exclusive of CMAP), each Organization
11receiving a percentage equal to the percent its area population
12represents to the total population of the areas of all the
13State's Metropolitan Planning Organizations (exclusive of
14CMAP); and (iii) 5% to the State's Rural Planning Agencies,
15each Agency receiving a percentage equal to the percent its
16area population represents to the total population of the areas
17of all the State's Rural Planning Agencies.
18    (d) (Blank). Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in
19addition to any other transfers that may be provided by law, on
20July 1, 2011, or as soon thereafter as practical, the State
21Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall transfer
22the remaining balance from the Comprehensive Regional Planning
23Fund into the General Revenue Fund. Upon completion of the
24transfers, the Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund is
25dissolved, and any future deposits due to that Fund and any
26outstanding obligations or liabilities of that Fund pass to the



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1General Revenue Fund.
2    (e) There is created the Comprehensive Regional Planning
3Fund as a special fund in the State treasury.
4(Source: P.A. 96-328, eff. 8-11-09; 97-72, eff. 7-1-11.)
5    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6becoming law.