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 Bill Status of SB2244  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PROP TX-SENIOR FREEZE-INCOME

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Mattie Hunter - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Emil Jones, III, Sara Feigenholtz, Thomas Cullerton, Ann Gillespie, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Dave Syverson and Rachelle Crowe

House Sponsors
(Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin - La Shawn K. Ford - Frances Ann Hurley - Martin J. Moylan - LaToya Greenwood, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Andrew S. Chesney, Chris Bos, Bradley Stephens, Sue Scherer, Theresa Mah, Dagmara Avelar, Suzanne Ness, William Davis and Dave Vella)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/15-172
320 ILCS 30/2from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 452


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that for taxable year 2020, the maximum income limitation under the senior citizens assessment freeze homestead exemption is $75,000 for counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants (currently, $65,000). Provides that, for taxable year 2021 and thereafter, the maximum income limitation under the senior citizens assessment freeze homestead exemption is $75,000 for all counties (currently, $65,000). Amends the Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Act. Provides that the income limitation is $75,000 for tax year 2019 and thereafter. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes the effective date from the bill.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
35 ILCS 200/15-172
Adds reference to:
320 ILCS 30/3from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 453

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Act. Provides that the income limitation under the Act is $65,000 for tax years 2022 through 2025 and $55,000 for tax year 2026 and thereafter (currently, $55,000). Provides that, for tax years 2022 through 2025, the total amount of any such deferral shall not exceed $7,500 per taxpayer in each tax year (currently, $5,000). Provides that, beginning again in tax year 2026, the total amount of any such deferral shall not exceed $5,000. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/7/2021SenateAssigned to Revenue
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Revenue
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/15/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Revenue; 008-000-000
  4/15/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 20, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-001-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/6/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/13/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Revenue & Finance Committee; 015-000-001
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/17/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/20/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Revenue & Finance Committee; 017-000-000
  5/25/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  5/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Stephens
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  5/27/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 28, 2021
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Revenue
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Revenue; 008-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  5/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor

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