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Full Text of HB0215  100th General Assembly

HB0215 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB0215

 

Introduced , by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-102 new
35 ILCS 5/507GGG new

    Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for the Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund may be used by the Department of Public Health for the purpose of making grants to providers of mental health services in the State. Effective immediately.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning revenue.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Sections 5.878 and 6z-102 as follows:
 
6    (30 ILCS 105/5.878 new)
7    Sec. 5.878. The Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund.
 
8    (30 ILCS 105/6z-102 new)
9    Sec. 6z-102. The Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund;
10creation. The Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund is created
11as a special fund in the State treasury. Moneys in the Fund
12shall be used by the Department of Public Health for the
13purpose of making grants to providers of mental health services
14in the State.
 
15    Section 10. The Illinois Income Tax Act is amended by
16adding Section 507GGG as follows:
 
17    (35 ILCS 5/507GGG new)
18    Sec. 507GGG. Mental Health checkoff. For taxable years
19ending on or after December 31, 2017, the Department must print
20on its standard individual income tax form a provision (i)

 

 

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1indicating that if the taxpayer wishes to contribute to the
2Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund, as authorized by this
3amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, he or she may do
4so by stating the amount of the contribution (not less than $1)
5on the return and (ii) stating that the contribution will
6reduce the taxpayer's refund or increase the amount of payment
7to accompany the return. Failure to remit any amount of
8increased payment shall reduce the contribution accordingly.
9This Section does not apply to any amended return.
 
10    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
11becoming law.