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 Bill Status of SB2422  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  BIG EMPTIES ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Napoleon Harris, III

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
35 ILCS 5/201
35 ILCS 105/3-5
35 ILCS 110/3-5
35 ILCS 115/3-5
35 ILCS 120/2-5
35 ILCS 120/5m new
35 ILCS 200/184.10 new
220 ILCS 5/9-222from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-222
220 ILCS 5/9-222.1B new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Big Empties Site Act. Provides that property located in the State consisting of one or more PINs but under common ownership at the time of the application, that contains at least one vacant and unused building of specified square footage, is qualified to be designated as a Big Empties Site. Provides that a county or municipality that has adopted an ordinance designating a qualified site as a Big Empties Site shall make written application to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to have that site certified by the Department as a Big Empties Site. Contains procedures for certification by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, and the Public Utilities Act to provide certain tax incentives for Big Empties Sites. Amends the Property Tax Code to provide that a taxing district may issue an abatement. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Revenue
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2023SenateSession Sine Die

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