SLONE-LINDNER-MILLER-WINTERS-MAY, MATHIAS AND BERNS.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Local Planning Technical Assistance Act. Contains a
short title only.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.570 new
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Local
Planning Technical Assistance Act. Requires the Department of
Commerce and Community Affairs to promote the principles of sensible
planning. Defines "sensible planning." Allows the Department to make
grants to counties and municipalities to develop, update, administer,
and implement comprehensive plans, subsidiary plans, land development
regulations, and development incentives that conform to the principles
of sensible planning. Requires the Department to set eligibility
criteria for the grants, criteria for the use of grant funds, and
reporting requirements. Allows the Department to prepare model
ordinances, manuals, and other technical publications that are founded
upon the principles of sensible planning. Allows the Department to
provide educational and training programs promoting the principles of
sensible planning. Requires the Department to report at least
annually to the Governor and the General Assembly on (i) the results
and impacts of county and municipal activities funded by the grants;
(ii) the distribution of the grants; (iii) model ordinances, manuals,
and technical publications prepared by the Department; and (iv)
educational and training programs required by the Department. Amends
the State Finance Act to create the Local Planning Fund. Effective
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Makes changes in the statement of purpose. Recommends that a
municipality or county receiving assistance to write or revise a
comprehensive plan use land development regulations and actions
consistent with the comprehensive plan (instead of requiring the
consistency.) Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Changes the listed purpose of the telecommunications
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0768
Last action date: AUG-06-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 1
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