Bill Status of HB1223 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: PROP TAX-GROCERY STORE ABATE
Rep. Anthony DeLuca
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|35 ILCS 200/18-184.25 new
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that any taxing district shall abate its taxes on property that (i) contains a grocery store or supermarket that is owned by a minority person, a woman, or a person with a disability and offers fresh produce for sale at retail but does not sell alcohol; (ii) is located in an area that qualified as a food desert in the taxable year immediately preceding the taxable year in which the grocery store or supermarket first conducted business at that location; and (iii) as a result of the presence of that grocery store, the area no longer qualifies as a food desert. Defines terms "food desert", "grocery store", "minority person", "woman", and "person with a disability". Amends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that counties and municipalities shall waive all fees associated with building permits issued for property that has been granted an abatement under those provisions. Amends the Business Corporation Act of 1983 and the Limited Liability Company Act to waive fees for filing an annual report.