(50 ILCS 460/5)
Sec. 5. Finding. The General Assembly finds that: (a) there have been many important changes in the financial markets and practices with respect to the issuance of obligations to provide funds for the payment of local improvements to be paid from the imposition of special assessments; (b) various provisions of Illinois law relating to the making of local improvements and the provision for payment of same through the imposition of special assessments according to benefits are now outdated; (c) these outdated provisions result in additional costs for the citizens of the State of Illinois who are property owners and subject to the payment of such special assessments; (d) the General Assembly deems it advisable and in the best interest of such property owners to provide supplemental authority regarding the procedures for the making of local improvements and the payment for same by special assessment and the issuance and sale of obligations payable from such special assessments in order to accommodate current and anticipated financial markets and practices and the provisions of current federal income tax law.
(Source: P.A. 90-480, eff. 8-17-97.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015