100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
35 ILCS 200/18-184.15 new
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a taxing district may
abate any portion of its taxes on urban agricultural property located in
the taxing district. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning revenue.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Property Tax Code is amended by adding
Section 18-184.15 as follows:
(35 ILCS 200/18-184.15 new)
Abatement for urban agricultural property.
Any taxing district may, upon a majority vote of its governing
authority and after the determination of the assessed valuation
of its property, order the county clerk to abate any portion of
its taxes on urban agricultural property located in the taxing
district. As used in this Section "urban agricultural property"
means public or private property within the corporate
boundaries of a municipality that is used to produce
agricultural plants, poultry, or livestock.
This Act takes effect upon