Bill Status of HB6669 95th General Assembly
Short Description: HOME RULE CNTY-TAX REFERENDUM
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich - Fred Crespo
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Home Rule County Retailers' Occupation Tax Law and the Home Rule County Service Occupation Tax Law in the Counties Code. Provides that, if the tax exceeds 0.75% on the effective date of this amendatory Act, then 60 calendar days after that effective date, the rate reverts to 0.75% by operation of law. Requires referendum approval for a home rule county board to increase the tax rate above 0.75%. Specifies the referendum requirements. Preempts home rule powers. Effective immediately.