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 Bill Status of SB2278  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  COUNTIES CD-PUBLIC SAFETY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Steve Stadelman

House Sponsors
(Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Jonathan Carroll, Andrew S. Chesney and Suzanne Ness)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0379

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1006.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county that is authorized to impose a Special County Retailers' Occupation Tax For Public Safety, Public Facilities, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, or Transportation may establish a 7-member board, which shall oversee the use of funds received from the tax.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that each county that imposes a special county occupation tax for public safety, public facilities, mental health, substance abuse, or transportation shall (in the introduced bill, may) establish a 7-member board to administer the tax. Provides that home rule units are exempt from the provisions of the amendatory Act but may adopt some or all of its provisions by ordinance. Sets forth the terms of the members of the Board. Provides for the removal of members of the board by the appointing authority.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county that is authorized to impose a Special County Retailers' Occupation Tax For Public Safety, Public Facilities, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, or Transportation shall establish a 7-member mental health board, which shall have the same powers and duties and be constituted in the same manner as a community mental health board established under the Community Mental Health Act. Provides that moneys from the special county retailers' occupation tax that are earmarked for mental health or substance abuse purposes shall be deposited into a special county occupation tax fund for mental health and substance abuse. Provides that that fund shall be administered by the 7-member mental health board.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Revenue
  4/8/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/8/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Revenue
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/15/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Revenue; 006-003-000
  4/15/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 20, 2021
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Revenue
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Revenue; 010-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Stadelman
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/28/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/28/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/28/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/28/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  5/6/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 010-001-000
  5/6/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/19/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/13/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/13/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/13/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0379

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