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 Bill Status of HB6966  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Chapin Rose - Sandra M. Pihos - Bill Mitchell - James H. Meyer - Ed Sullivan, Jr., Elizabeth Coulson, Sidney H. Mathias and Robert W. Pritchard

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/15-172
30 ILCS 805/8.28 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption provisions in the Property Tax Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision concerning this exemption, for taxable year 2005 and thereafter, if a person (i) was granted an exemption in the immediately prior taxable year and (ii) has submitted proof to the Chief County Assessment Officer that a member of the person's household is, or will be during the taxable year, 75 years of age or older, the person must be granted an exemption for the current taxable year without having to file an application. Provides that if the Chief County Assessment Officer has reasonable grounds for belief that the person is not eligible for the exemption for the taxable year, he or she may require the person to file an application. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement from the State. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/9/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/9/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/19/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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