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 Bill Status of SB1212  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  ZERO-BASED BUDGETING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Carole Pankau - Matt Murphy - Wm. Sam McCann - Suzi Schmidt - Sue Rezin and Thomas Johnson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
15 ILCS 20/50-8 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Budget Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Defines "zero-based budgeting" as a method of setting budgets that requires a justification of all expenditures, not only those that exceed the prior year's allocations. Thus, each budget line begins at a zero base and must be funded according to merit rather than according to the level approved for the preceding year, when circumstances were probably different. For fiscal year 2013 and thereafter, provides that the budgets submitted by the Governor and appropriations made by the General Assembly for the judicial branch and for all agencies under the jurisdiction of the Executive Ethics Commission must adhere to the principles of zero-based budgeting. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Carole Pankau
  2/8/2011SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Matt Murphy
  2/8/2011SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzi Schmidt
  2/9/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  2/9/2011SenateAssigned to Revenue
  2/15/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Johnson
  2/15/2011SenateTo Revenue Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/18/2011SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 8, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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