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 Bill Status of HB4142  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  PROP TX-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Brent Hassert

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 620/6from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1006
35 ILCS 200/Art. 10 Div. 18 heading new
35 ILCS 200/10-600 new
35 ILCS 200/10-605 new
35 ILCS 200/10-610 new
35 ILCS 200/10-615 new
35 ILCS 200/10-620 new
35 ILCS 200/14-15
35 ILCS 200/15-165
35 ILCS 200/15-167 new
35 ILCS 200/15-168 new
35 ILCS 200/15-169 new
35 ILCS 200/15-170
35 ILCS 200/15-172
35 ILCS 200/15-175
35 ILCS 200/18-178 new
35 ILCS 200/20-15
35 ILCS 200/21-27
35 ILCS 200/24-35 new
55 ILCS 85/6from Ch. 34, par. 7006
55 ILCS 90/45from Ch. 34, par. 8045
65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-8from Ch. 24, par. 11-74.4-8
65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-9from Ch. 24, par. 11-74.4-9
65 ILCS 5/11-74.6-40
65 ILCS 110/45
320 ILCS 25/4from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 404
720 ILCS 5/17A-1from Ch. 38, par. 17A-1
765 ILCS 205/1from Ch. 109, par. 1
30 ILCS 805/8.31 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Sets forth procedures for the valuation of property used for wind energy devices. Creates a homestead exemption for disabled veterans. Creates a one-year homestead exemption for veterans returning from active duty in an armed conflict. Creates a homestead exemption for disabled persons. Increases the amount of the Senior Homestead Exemption and of the General Homestead Exemption. In the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption: authorizes audits; provides that the amount of the exemption is the equalized assessed value of the residence in the taxable year for which application is made minus the base amount; and increases the amount of the maximum income limitation. Authorizes counties and municipalities to abate taxes on residential property that is owned by the surviving spouse of a fallen police officer or rescue worker. Requires that tax bills must include information that certain taxpayers may be eligible for tax exemptions, abatements, and other assistance programs. Sets forth criteria for the an interest penalty for the delinquent payment of taxes with respect to property that qualifies as a brownfield site. Creates the Property Tax Reform and Relief Task Force to conduct a study of the property tax system in Illinois and investigate methods of reducing the reliance on property taxes and alternative methods of funding. Amends the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act to increase the amounts of certain maximum income limitations. Amends other Acts to make conforming changes. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  9/24/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brent Hassert
  9/26/2007HouseFirst Reading
  9/26/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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