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 Bill Status of SB0063  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  PROP TX-DISABLED VETS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Bill Brady - Randall M. Hultgren, Matt Murphy, Pamela J. Althoff and Chris Lauzen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/15-165
35 ILCS 200/15-166 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Ends the current exemption for disabled veterans with the 2007 tax year. Provides that, beginning with the 2008 tax year, the total value of property that is owned and used as a homestead by (i) a disabled veteran (or his or her spouse), (ii) a veteran confined to a wheelchair (or his or her spouse), or (iii) the surviving spouse of a veteran who died from service-connected causes while on active duty is exempt from taxation. Sets forth requirements for the exemptions. Provides that a surviving spouse may transfer the exemption to homestead property acquired after the veteran's death. Requires an annual application for the exemptions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/1/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Brady
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Revenue
  2/22/2007SenatePostponed - Revenue
  2/22/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Matt Murphy
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  3/1/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/14/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  3/16/2007SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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