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Full Text of HB4452  102nd General Assembly


Rep. Daniel Didech

Filed: 2/14/2022





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4452 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Community Mental Health Act is amended by
5changing Section 5 as follows:
6    (405 ILCS 20/5)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 305)
7    Sec. 5. (a) When the governing body of a governmental unit
8passes a resolution as provided in Section 4 asking that an
9annual tax may be levied for the purpose of providing such
10mental health facilities and services, including facilities
11and services for the person with a developmental disability or
12a substance use disorder, in the community and so instructs
13the clerk of the governmental unit such clerk shall certify
14the proposition to the proper election officials for
15submission at a regular election in accordance with the
16general election law. The proposition shall be in the



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1following form:
3    Shall............  (governmental
4unit) levy an annual tax of not to               YES
5(not more than .15%) exceed .15%
6for the purpose of providing
7community mental health facilities and        ---------------
8services including facilities and services
9for the person with a developmental              NO
10disability or a substance use disorder?
12    (b) If a majority of all the votes cast upon the
13proposition are for the levy of such tax, the governing body of
14such governmental unit shall thereafter annually levy a tax
15not to exceed the rate set forth in Section 4. Thereafter, the
16governing body shall in the annual appropriation bill
17appropriate from such funds such sum or sums of money as may be
18deemed necessary, based upon the community mental health
19board's budget, the board's annual mental health report, and
20the local mental health plan to defray necessary expenses and
21liabilities in providing for such community mental health
22facilities and services.
23    (c) If the governing body of a governmental unit levies a
24tax under Section 4 of this Act and the rate specified in the
25proposition under subsection (a) of this Section is less than
260.15%, then the governing body of the governmental unit may,



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1upon referendum approval, increase that rate to not more than
20.15%. The governing body shall instruct the clerk of the
3governmental unit to certify the proposition to the proper
4election officials for submission at a regular election in
5accordance with the general election law. The proposition
6shall be in the following form:
7        "Shall the tax imposed by (governmental unit) for the
8    purpose of providing community mental health facilities
9    and services, including facilities and services for
10    persons with a developmental disability or substance use
11    disorder be increased to (not more than 0.15%)?"
12    If a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition
13are for the increase of the tax, then the governing body of the
14governmental unit may thereafter annually levy a tax not to
15exceed the rate set forth in the referendum question.
16(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07; 96-764, eff. 8-25-09.)
17    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18becoming law.".