093_HB0865sam001 LRB093 05713 SJM 15663 a 1 AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 865 2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend House Bill 865 by replacing 3 everything after the enacting clause with the following: 4 "Section 5. The Department of Veterans Affairs Act is 5 amended by adding Section 2e as follows: 6 (20 ILCS 2805/2e new) 7 Sec. 2e. The World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial 8 Fund. There is created in the State treasury the World War 9 II Illinois Veterans Memorial Fund. The Department must make 10 grants from the Fund for the construction of a World War II 11 Illinois Veterans Memorial in Springfield, Illinois. 12 Section 10. The Illinois Income Tax Act is amended by 13 changing Sections 509 and 510 and by adding Section 507Z as 14 follows: 15 (35 ILCS 5/507Z new) 16 Sec. 507Z. World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial Fund 17 checkoff. Beginning with taxable years ending on or after 18 December 31, 2003, the Department shall print on its standard 19 individual income tax form a provision indicating that if the 20 taxpayer wishes to contribute to the World War II Illinois -2- LRB093 05713 SJM 15663 a 1 Veterans Memorial Fund, as authorized by this amendatory Act 2 of the 93rd General Assembly, he or she may do so by stating 3 the amount of the contribution (not less than $1) on the 4 return and that the contribution will reduce the taxpayer's 5 refund or increase the amount of payment to accompany the 6 return. Failure to remit any amount of increased payment 7 shall reduce the contribution accordingly. This Section 8 shall not apply to any amended return. 9 The Department shall clearly state in its instructions to 10 taxpayers and shall make it clear on the tax return form 11 itself that money donated to the World War II Illinois 12 Veterans Memorial Fund will go to fund a World War II 13 memorial to Illinois Veterans located in Springfield, 14 Illinois and will not go to the World War II Memorial Fund 15 created to fund a national World War II memorial in 16 Washington, D.C. 17 (35 ILCS 5/509) (from Ch. 120, par. 5-509) 18 Sec. 509. Tax checkoff explanations. All individual 19 income tax return forms shall contain appropriate 20 explanations and spaces to enable the taxpayers to designate 21 contributions to the following funds: the Child Abuse 22 Prevention Fund,
tothe Illinois Wildlife Preservation Fund 23 (as required by the Illinois Non-Game Wildlife Protection 24 Act), tothe Alzheimer's Disease Research Fund (as required 25 by the Alzheimer's Disease Research Act), tothe Assistance 26 to the Homeless Fund (as required by this Act), tothe Penny 27 Severns Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Fund, tothe 28 National World War II Memorial Fund, tothe Prostate Cancer 29 Research Fund, the Multiple Sclerosis Assistance Fund, the 30 World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial Fund, and tothe 31 Korean War Veterans National Museum and Library Fund. 32 Each form shall contain a statement that the 33 contributions will reduce the taxpayer's refund or increase -3- LRB093 05713 SJM 15663 a 1 the amount of payment to accompany the return. Failure to 2 remit any amount of increased payment shall reduce the 3 contribution accordingly. 4 If, on October 1 of any year, the total contributions to 5 any one of the funds made under this Section do not equal 6 $100,000 or more, the explanations and spaces for designating 7 contributions to the fund shall be removed from the 8 individual income tax return forms for the following and all 9 subsequent years and all subsequent contributions to the fund 10 shall be refunded to the taxpayer. 11 (Source: P.A. 91-104, eff. 7-13-99; 91-107, eff. 7-13-99; 12 91-357, eff. 7-29-99; 91-833, eff. 1-1-01; 91-836, eff. 13 1-1-01; 92-84, eff. 7-1-02; 92-198, eff. 8-1-01; 92-651, eff. 14 7-11-02; 92-772, eff. 8-6-02; revised 1-2-03.) 15 (35 ILCS 5/510) (from Ch. 120, par. 5-510) 16 Sec. 510. Determination of amounts contributed. The 17 Department shall determine the total amount contributed to 18 each of the following: the Child Abuse Prevention Fund, the 19 Illinois Wildlife Preservation Fund, the Assistance to the 20 Homeless Fund, the Alzheimer's Disease Research Fund, the 21 Penny Severns Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Fund, the 22 National World War II Memorial Fund, the Prostate Cancer 23 Research Fund, the Multiple Sclerosis Assistance Fund, the 24 World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial Fund, and the Korean 25 War Veterans National Museum and Library Fund; and shall 26 notify the State Comptroller and the State Treasurer of the 27 amounts to be transferred from the General Revenue Fund to 28 each fund, and upon receipt of such notification the State 29 Treasurer and Comptroller shall transfer the amounts. 30 (Source: P.A. 91-104, eff. 7-13-99; 91-107, eff. 7-13-99; 31 91-833, eff. 1-1-01; 91-836, eff. 1-1-01; 92-84, eff. 7-1-02; 32 92-198, eff. 8-1-01; 92-651, eff. 7-11-02; 92-772, eff. 33 8-6-02.) -4- LRB093 05713 SJM 15663 a 1 Section 15. The State Finance Act is amended by adding 2 Section 5.595 as follows: 3 (30 ILCS 105/5.595 new) 4 Sec. 5.595. The World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial 5 Fund. 6 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 7 becoming law.".