State Capitol Report includes appeal to REALTORS® for input on title insurance

Last week, lobbyists for the Illinois REALTORS® were actively engaged in various Committees as the General Assembly continued work on measures pending this spring session.

This Monday’s Illinois State Capitol Report (member login required), highlights key issues including legislation SUPPORTED by the Illinois REALTORS®: our initiative to make several important changes to the Real Estate License Act (HB 3528), creating an innovative funding mechanism for commercial and industrial properties through Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) bonds (HB 2831 and SB 1700), and eliminating the potential double taxation for newly constructed residences (HB 3826).

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Get no blarney in members only State Capitol Report for Illinois REALTORS®

REALTORS® — Get the latest developments on proposed amendments to real estate license law, PACE bond legislation, potential changes to the Title Insurance Act, rent control and many more issues in the St. Patrick’s Day edition of the State Capitol Report from Illinois REALTORS®. 

Of course, the weekly newsletter is for members only, so don’t forget to sign in to read it.



REALTORS® monitoring bills concerning rent control, state tax liens, Section 8 and more

The March 13 edition of the Illinois State Capitol Report offers insights into last week’s legislative activity, including explanations of bills concerning rent control, the state tax lien registry, Section 8 housing vouchers, changes to the Real Estate License Act, a tribute to the Chicago Cubs and more.

Deadlines are looming for bills to be heard in the appropriate substantive Committee – March 17 marks the deadline in the Senate and March 31 is the House deadline. Read it now.



Governmental Affairs team IDs 188 House and Senate bills of interest

Of the more than 6,000 bills introduced by the Illinois House and Senate during the Spring Session, 188 have been identified this week as potentially affecting the rights of Illinois REALTORS® and property owners in the state, according to this week’s Illinois State Capitol Report (members only).

The Illinois REALTORS® Governmental Affairs team is continuing its review process, while monitoring the development of a state budget in the wake of Governor Bruce Rauner’s 2017 Budget Address.

Members can login and read more in the Illinois State Capitol Report.