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 Bill Status of SB1680  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  USE & OCC TAX-HOLIDAY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Susan Garrett - Chris Lauzen - Gary Forby - Linda Holmes - Dan Kotowski, Matt Murphy, Frank C. Watson, Larry K. Bomke, John M. Sullivan, Michael Noland, Michael Bond, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, M. Maggie Crotty, Bill Brady, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Michael W. Frerichs, A. J. Wilhelmi and Deanna Demuzio

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jack D. Franks - Karen May - Paul D. Froehlich, Naomi D. Jakobsson and Elizabeth Hernandez)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 105/3b new
35 ILCS 120/2-75 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, no tax shall be imposed under those Acts upon the privilege of using in this State (for the Use Tax Act) or persons engaged in the business of selling at retail (for the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act) certain household appliances that (i) qualify as an "Energy Star" product under the federal Energy Star Program; and (ii) are purchased from 12:01 a.m. on April 22 of 2007 or 2008 through 11:59 p.m. of April 28 of that same year. Authorizes and encourages units of local government that impose use and occupation taxes to declare a similar tax holiday. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the tax holiday occurs in April of 2008 or 2009 (instead of 2007 or 2008).

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/9/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Revenue
  3/1/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/1/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/7/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue
  3/7/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/8/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Revenue; 007-000-000
  3/8/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2007
  3/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  3/15/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2007
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Matt Murphy
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Bond
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/20/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/21/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/21/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Brady
  3/21/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/21/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-005-000
  3/21/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/21/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/22/2007HouseFirst Reading
  3/22/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/27/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/27/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  3/27/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/27/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  4/25/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Revenue Committee
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/30/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/31/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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