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CAOA Releases Spring Legislative Report

July 11, 2019

County Assessment Officers Association
State of Illinois
Legislative & Policy Committee


Legislative Report for June 3, 2019

The Spring 2019 session of the Illinois General Assembly has now adjourned. By the numbers:

  • 6,109 bills were introduced; 599 of those (9.8%) passed both chambers of the legislature and have been sent to the Governor for action.
  • 162 bills were introduced that would amend the property tax code; 14 of those (8.6%) passed both chambers of the legislature.
  • 79 bills were introduced that would directly impact the duties of county assessment officers statewide. The CAOA Legislative and Policy Committee met multiple times throughout the session, reviewed each of these bills, and made recommendations as to whether to support, oppose, or remain neutral on these bills. By the end of the session, seven of those (8.9%) passed both chambers.


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