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 Bill Status of SB0248  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  RETAIL STORE-SALES-1% TAX RATE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Carol Ronen - Vince Demuzio - Don Harmon

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-12009.10 new
60 ILCS 1/110-36 new
65 ILCS 5/11-13-11.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that no project for a retail store subject to approval by a county may be approved if (i) the square footage of the store will exceed 100,000 square feet and (ii) more than 15,000 square feet of the retail store will be devoted to the sale of merchandise taxed at the 1% rate. Requires the owner of a retail store with a square footage exceeding 100,000 square feet to report annually to the county the amount of square footage of the store devoted to the sale of merchandise taxed at the 1% rate. Provides that any person may seek to enforce the provisions concerning retail stores in the circuit court. Provides that penalties for violations shall be paid to the State and not the prevailing plaintiff. Requires the owner of the retail store to pay any penalties, costs, and fees. Amends the Township Code and the Illinois Municipal Code to add similar provisions. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 805/8.27 new

In the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code, preempts home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.

 Fiscal Note (Dept of Commerce and Community Affairs)
 SB 248 does not incur a fiscal impact on DCCA. To the extent that the legislation affects local revenue, a fiscal impact on units of local government cannot be determined.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Carol Ronen
  2/5/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/5/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/19/2003SenateAssigned to Labor & Commerce
  2/28/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Vince Demuzio
  3/3/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Carol Ronen
  3/3/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/4/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce
  3/5/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/6/2003SenateDo Pass as Amended Labor & Commerce; 006-004-000
  3/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 11, 2003
  3/6/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/11/2003SenateFiscal Note Requested by Sen. Kathleen L. Wojcik
  3/13/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/24/2003SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/27/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 2, 2003
  4/1/2003SenateFiscal Note Filed from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
  4/4/2003SenateThird Reading Deadline Extended - Rule 2-10(e) to April 9, 2003.
  4/9/2003SenateThird Reading Deadline Extended - Rule 2-10(e) to December 31, 2003.
  7/1/2003SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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