State of Illinois
90th General Assembly

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      New Act
          Creates the Local Government  Tax  Incentive  Prohibition
      Act  to  prohibit units of local government from using public
      funds or offering or granting tax incentives or  benefits  to
      existing businesses in Illinois in an attempt to encourage or
      persuade   the  business  to  relocate  to  another  site  in
 1        AN ACT in relation to tax  incentives  granted  by  local
 2    governments.
 3        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:
 5        Section 1.  This Act may be cited as the Local Government
 6    Tax Incentive Prohibition Act.
 7        Section 5.  Tax incentives prohibited.  A unit  of  local
 8    government  shall  not use any public funds or offer or grant
 9    any tax incentives or benefits, including , but  not  limited
10    to,  real estate tax abatements, tax increment financing, and
11    enterprise zones in an attempt to  encourage  or  persuade  a
12    business currently located in Illinois to relocate to another
13    site  in  Illinois.  This  Act  does not apply to attempts to
14    encourage or persuade an existing  business  in  Illinois  to
15    expand   existing   facilities  or  open  new  or  additional
16    facilities in Illinois.

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