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 Bill Status of SB2053  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  INCOME TAX-EDUCATION CREDIT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Omar Aquino - John Connor, Michael E. Hastings, Robert F. Martwick, Meg Loughran Cappel, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Mattie Hunter, Celina Villanueva, Karina Villa, Christopher Belt and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/232 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that each qualified teacher is entitled to an income tax credit in an aggregate amount equal to 50% of the tuition costs incurred by that teacher at a public university in the State. Provides that each qualified teacher may take no more than 20% of his or her aggregate credit amount in any taxable year. Provides that the term "qualified teacher" means an individual who (i) graduated from a public university in the State, (ii) is employed as a teacher in this State during the taxable year, and (iii) has been employed as a teacher in the State for at least 5 consecutive years as of the first day of the taxable year. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Revenue
  3/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Revenue
  3/24/2021SenateTo Credits, Deductions, and Exemptions
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  4/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  4/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine

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