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 Bill Status of SB0154  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link - William E. Peterson - Susan Garrett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. - Sidney H. Mathias)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0556

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

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Adds "transportation" to the purposes and uses of the revenue from the special county retailers' occupation tax for public safety. Provides notice requirements that must be fulfilled before the tax may be imposed for transportation purposes. Provides the form of a referendum proposition for imposing the tax for transportation purposes. Requires that the moneys collected be deposited into a special fund. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Revenue)
 Senate Bill 154 does not create a fiscal impact for the Department of Revenue or the State of Illinois.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that if a tax is imposed for transportation purposes for expenditures (i) for public highways or as authorized under the Illinois Highway Code or (ii) for passenger rail transportation, the county board must publish notice of the existence of its long-range highway transportation or passenger rail transportation plan and must make the plan publicly available prior to approval of the ordinance or resolution imposing the tax. Includes passenger rail transportation in the definition of "transportation".

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  2/4/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/4/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/6/2003SenateAssigned to Revenue
  2/6/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Peterson
  2/6/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/19/2003SenateDo Pass Revenue; 009-001-000
  2/19/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 26, 2003
  3/5/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/5/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2003
  3/5/2003SenateFiscal Note Filed
  3/19/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-001-000
  3/19/2003HouseArrived in House
  3/19/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  3/19/2003HouseFirst Reading
  3/19/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2003HouseAssigned to Revenue Committee
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  5/1/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Revenue Committee
  5/1/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote; Revenue Sub-committee
  5/1/2003HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Revenue Committee; 009-000-000
  5/1/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2003HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b); May 23, 2003
  5/20/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 083-032-000
  5/21/2003SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/21/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01 - May 22, 2003.
  5/21/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Terry Link
  5/21/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  5/22/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Revenue
  5/23/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Adopted Revenue; 007-002-000
  5/28/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/28/2003SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2003SenateSent to the Governor
  8/20/2003SenateGovernor Approved
  8/20/2003SenateEffective Date August 20, 2003
  8/20/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0556

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