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Full Text of SB0807  99th General Assembly


Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie

Filed: 5/16/2016





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 807 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
5Section 9-5 as follows:
6    (35 ILCS 200/9-5)
7    Sec. 9-5. Rules.
8    (a) Each county assessor, board of appeals, and board of
9review shall make and publish reasonable rules for the guidance
10of persons doing business with them and for the orderly
11dispatch of business.
12    (b) In counties with fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants,
13these rules shall not require specific proof to be offered nor
14limit the nature of evidence which may be offered as a
15condition of filing an assessment complaint under Section



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1    (c) In counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, the
2county assessor and board of appeals (ending the first Monday
3in December 1998 and the board of review beginning the first
4Monday in December 1998 and thereafter), jointly shall make and
5prescribe rules for the assessment of property and the
6preparation of the assessment books by the township assessors
7in their respective townships and for the return of those books
8to the county assessor.
9    (d) In counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, the
10county assessor may make and prescribe rules regulating
11non-attorney taxpayer representatives doing business before
12the assessor's office. The county assessor in a county with
133,000,000 or more inhabitants may require the registration of
14non-attorney taxpayer representatives who do business before
15the assessor's office. Those county assessors may charge a
16registration fee. For the purposes of this subsection (d),
17"non-attorney taxpayer representative" means a person who (i)
18is not an attorney licensed to practice law in this State and
19(ii) for compensation, represents a taxpayer, other than
20himself or herself, in doing business before the assessor's
22(Source: P.A. 98-322, eff. 8-12-13.)
23    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
24becoming law.".