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 Bill Status of HB5329  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  COUNTY CIGARETTE TAX

House Sponsors
Rep. Eddie Washington

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.7 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Authorizes counties to impose a tax upon all persons engaged in the county in the business of selling cigarettes at retail on the gross receipts from the retail sales of cigarettes made in the course of business within the county. Provides that the tax may be imposed, in half-cent increments, at a rate not exceeding $0.05 per cigarette. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall collect and enforce the tax and any related penalties. Sets forth procedures for the administration and collection of the tax. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the county may use the proceeds from the cigarette tax only for the purpose of disease preparedness programs.

DateChamber Action
  1/26/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Eddie Washington
  1/26/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2006HouseAssigned to Local Government Committee
  2/15/2006HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Local Government Committee
  2/15/2006HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Local Government Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/15/2006HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Local Government Committee; 003-008-000
  2/15/2006HouseRemains in Local Government Committee
  2/17/2006HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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