The following ISACo Policy Briefs provide additional information about select laws and revenue sources that affect counties:


Paid Leave for All Workers Act

Wind and Solar Zoning Restrictions (2023)

Additional Resource: Legislative History Memorandum Prepared for Will County Legislative Committee (September 5, 2023)

Veterans' Assistance Commission Law (2022)

Includes changes to the funding, administration and oversight of Veterans' Assistance Commissions 

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Reform Trailer Bill (2022)

Includes changes to previously enacted provisions within the 2021 SAFE-T Act.

Ethics Reform Law and Local Officials (2021)

Includes provisions of the ethics reform law that affect local officials.

Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act (2021)

Explains the timetable and notification requirements for lead service line inventory and mitigation.

Omnibus Election Law Trailer Bill (Fall 2021)

Includes corrections to problems within P.A. 102-0015 and new provisions.

Omnibus Election Law (Summer 2021)

Explains changes to election law in 2021 that affect counties.

Omnibus Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Legislation (2021)

Provides overview of the provisions within the law.

Local Government Remote Meeting Authority (2020)

Provides information about when and how public bodies can hold remote meetings during COVID-19.

Leveling the Playing Field for Illinois Retail Law (2019)

Explains the internet sales tax law and how it benefits local governments. 

Recreational Cannabis and Local Governments (2019)

Includes local regulatory, tax, employment and expungement information.

County Revenue Sources

County Revenue Sources - General

Provides information about various revenue sources available to counties.

The Local Government Distributive Fund (LGDF)

Provides overview of what LGDF is and how it works.

Personal Property Replacement Tax (PPRT)

Provides overview of what PPRT is and how it works.

Motor Fuel Tax (MFT): Background and Purpose

Provides information about MFT and how it funds local transportation infrastructure.

Fact Sheets

LGDF Coalition Fact Sheet (2023)