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 Bill Status of HB0034  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ENTERPRISE ZONE ELIGIBILITY

House Sponsors
Rep. Mark L. Walker - William Davis, Margaret Croke, Tony McCombie and Norine K. Hammond

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Ann Gillespie - Melinda Bush)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2021

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 655/3from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 603
20 ILCS 655/4from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 604
20 ILCS 655/4.1
20 ILCS 655/5.1from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 606
20 ILCS 655/5.2from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 607
20 ILCS 655/5.3from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 608
20 ILCS 655/5.4from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 609
20 ILCS 655/8.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act. In a Section concerning eligibility for an Enterprise Zone based on the local labor market area, provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may consider information released in the most recent American Community Survey (currently, the federal decennial census only). Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may award partial points if the applicant demonstrates specific job creation and investment below specified thresholds. Contains provisions concerning provisional certification and provisional decertification. Provides that, for Enterprise Zones that are scheduled to expire on or after January 1, 2024, an application process shall begin 5 years prior to the year in which the Zone expires. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may consider written comments or any other information regarding a pending Enterprise Zone application submitted after the deadline and received prior to the decision on all pending applications. Makes changes concerning the total number of Enterprise Zones that may be certified.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 655/5.5from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 609.1
20 ILCS 655/12-9from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 626
20 ILCS 655/13

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with additions. Adds requirements concerning provisional certification and decertification of enterprise zones. Provides for the suspension of the benefits to specific businesses rather than an outright decertification of the particular Enterprise Zone for failure to submit specified information. Modifies the criteria for determining Enterprise Zones and underserved areas under the Act. Modifies reporting requirements under the Act. Makes conforming and other changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
In the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1, deletes a provision related to applicants that are located entirely within a county with a population of less than 300,000.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mark L. Walker
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/4/2021HouseTo Sales, Amusement, & Other Taxes Subcommittee
  3/10/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/10/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/25/2021HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Revenue & Finance Committee; 006-000-000
  3/25/2021HouseReported Back To Revenue & Finance Committee;
  3/25/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Revenue & Finance Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/25/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Revenue & Finance Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/25/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Revenue & Finance Committee; 018-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/22/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-001
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2021
  4/28/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  4/28/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/28/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Revenue
  5/13/2021SenateDo Pass Revenue; 011-000-000
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush

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