Questions have arisen following the passage of a 2015 law requiring the consolidation of 9-1-1 systems. The IML Managers Committee published a resource document to explain the various consolidation provisions. The document includes consolidation requirements based upon county population and number of existing systems, the critical target dates that must be achieved, surcharge amounts and distributions and information about the Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board.
A bill authorizing $10.6 billion in water projects was approved by the United States Senate on a vote of 95-3. This legislation, sponsored by Senators Inhofe (R-OK) and Boxer (D-CA), reauthorizes the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).
Proposed Constitutional Amendment Seeks To Protect Illinois Transportation Funding
Voters will be asked to consider whether the Illinois Constitution should be amended to prohibit transportation-related dollars from being used for non-transportation purposes. The question will be included on the November 8 ballot.
IML’s “2016 Spring Legislative Session Report” includes a summary and status of IML-tracked legislation. This report is updated when necessary to reflect actions taken by the Governor on bills approved by both chambers. The report is a valuable resource for understanding changes to the law.
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