SMITH,MICHAEL AND BUGIELSKI.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Tax Collection Suit Act to provide that in addition to
any other authorized methods used to collect delinquent taxes, the
Department of Revenue may contract with private collection entities,
make public any personal information collected by the Department, or
implement other methods of collection deemed necessary by the
Department. Provides that before the Department takes measures that
make public any personal information, it must give a 30-day written
notice to the delinquent party. Provides that if the delinquent party
remedies the delinquency, the Department shall keep the information
confidential. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act, the Retailers'
Occupation Tax Act, the Cigarette Tax Act, the Cigarette Use Tax Act,
the Property Tax Code, the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping
Transfer Tax Act, the Messages Tax Act, the Gas Revenue Tax Act, the
Public Utilities Revenue Act, the Water Company Invested Capital Tax
Act, and the Telecommunications Excise Tax Act to make an exception to
the confidentiality provisions of those Acts. Effective January 1,
FISCAL IMPACT NOTE (Dept. of Revenue)
HB 961 will not have a fiscal impact upon the Dept.
There may be a nominal increase in judicial workloads, but no
increase in the need for the number of judges in the State.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 961 fails to create a State mandate
under the State Mandates Act.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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