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 Bill Status of HB1921  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  DISPOSABLE LIGHTER SURCHARGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Donald L. Moffitt - Michael K. Smith - William B. Black - Thomas Holbrook - Mike Bost, Chapin Rose, Lisa M. Dugan, Careen M Gordon, Patricia R. Bellock, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia, Mike Fortner, Mary E. Flowers, Kenneth Dunkin, Shane Cultra, Sidney H. Mathias, Joseph M. Lyons, Arthur L. Turner, Mike Boland and Jim Sacia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William R. Haine  and Bill Brady)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/25/2007HouseTotal Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 2905/2.7 new
30 ILCS 105/5.675 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Disposable Lighter Surcharge Act. Requires each wholesaler of disposable cigarette lighters to be sold and delivered in Illinois to collect a surcharge of $0.25 per lighter and pay the collected surcharge to the Department of Revenue. Requires each wholesaler of disposable cigarette lighters to make a monthly return to the Department. Requires the Department to deposit the surcharge proceeds into the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund, and the Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund. Sets forth procedures for the administration of the surcharge. Provides that any wholesaler that violates the Act is guilty of a Class 4 felony. Provides that the Act is repealed on June 30, 2013. Amends the State Fire Marshal Act and the State Finance Act. Requires the Office of the State Fire Marshal to establish and administer a program to award grants to fire departments and fire protection districts for the purchase of small fire-fighting equipment. Creates the Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund. Effective July 1, 2007.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/8h
35 ILCS 130/2from Ch. 120, par. 453.2

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions creating the Small Fire-fighting Equipment Grant Program and the Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund. Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that a Section allowing the Governor to direct the State Treasurer and Comptroller to transfer a specified sum from any fund held by the State Treasurer to the General Revenue Fund in order to help defray the State's operating costs for the fiscal year does not apply to the Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund, the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, or the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund. Amends the Cigarette Tax Act. Provides that beginning on July 1, 2007, certain moneys received by the Department of Revenue under the Act and under the Cigarette Use Tax Act shall be deposited into the Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund, the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, and the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund. Effective July 1, 2007.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 105/8h

Deletes the provision in the State Finance Act exempting the Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund, the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, and the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund from that Act's administrative charge-back provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Fire Protection
  3/21/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Fire Protection
  3/21/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Fire Protection; by Voice Vote
  3/21/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Fire Protection; 006-000-000
  3/22/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/17/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-001
  4/20/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  4/20/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/20/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/25/2007SenateAssigned to Revenue
  5/1/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  5/1/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/2/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue
  5/2/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/2/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Revenue; 009-000-000
  5/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2007
  5/2/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Brady
  5/3/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/3/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2007
  5/17/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/17/2007HouseArrived in House
  5/17/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/18/2007HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/18/2007HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2007HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/31/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 8, 2007
  6/8/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 15, 2007
  6/13/2007HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 102-000-000
  6/13/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  7/12/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  9/10/2007HouseGovernor Vetoed
  9/19/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Total Veto October 2, 2007
  9/21/2007HouseMotion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  10/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  10/2/2007House3/5 Vote Required
  10/2/2007HouseOverride Governor Veto - House Passed 110-003-000
  10/10/2007SenatePlaced Calendar Total Veto October 11, 2007
  10/10/2007SenateMotion Filed Override Governor Veto Sen. William R. Haine
  10/25/2007HouseTotal Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken

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