Rep. Kathleen Willis

Filed: 3/24/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2778 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Fire Protection District Act is amended by
5adding Section 3.3 as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 705/3.3 new)
7    Sec. 3.3. Annexation of covered areas. A fire protection
8district may annex into its jurisdiction property for which the
9district is providing coverage under Section 10.2 of the
10Emergency Telephone System Act by adoption of an ordinance
11annexing the property. In addition to the required public
12notifications prior to an ordinance adoption, the fire
13protection district shall give notice by U.S. certified mail at
14least 20 days prior to the hearing to the property owner or
15owners of the time and place of the hearing and a copy of the
16proposed ordinance. At the hearing, all persons having an



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1interest in the matter shall have an opportunity to be heard.
2Following adoption of the annexation ordinance, a certified
3copy of the annexation ordinance shall be transmitted by the
4secretary of the district to each of the following: the county
5clerk of the county in which the property is located; the
6Office of the State Fire Marshal; and the owner or owners of
7the property or properties annexed by the ordinance. On the
8date specified in the annexation ordinance, the property or
9properties shall become an integral part of the fire protection
10district and subject to all of the benefits of service and
11responsibilities of the district.
12    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
131, 2018.".