90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1717
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MUNI CD-TX-ELECTRICITY                                                     

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Municipal Code.  Provides that a municipality      
   may tax the privilege of using or consuming electricity acquired in  a      
   purchase at retail and used or consumed within the corporate limits of      
   the municipality (i) at a rate of up to .32 cents per kilowatt-hour or      
   (ii)  in  the  case  of  a  self-assessing purchaser, at a rate not to      
   exceed 5% of the self-assessing purchaser's  purchase  price  for  all      
   electricity  distributed,  supplied, furnished, sold, transmitted, and      
   delivered to the self-assessing purchaser for use within the corporate      
   limits of the municipality in a month (now at a rate not to exceed  5%      
   of  the gross receipts from the sale of electricity).  Provides that a      
   self-assessing purchaser may register and pay the tax directly to  the      
   municipality.   Provides  for  collection  of  the  tax.   Makes other      
   changes.  Effective August 1, 1998.                                         
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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