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 Bill Status of HB3699  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  INNOVATION ZONE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
35 ILCS 5/201from Ch. 120, par. 2-201
35 ILCS 5/218 new
35 ILCS 10/5-23 new
35 ILCS 105/3-5from Ch. 120, par. 439.3-5
35 ILCS 110/3-5from Ch. 120, par. 439.33-5
35 ILCS 115/3-5from Ch. 120, par. 439.103-5
35 ILCS 120/2-5from Ch. 120, par. 441-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Innovation Zone Act. Sets forth the findings of the General Assembly. Specifies the criteria for an area to qualify as an Innovation Zone. Contains provisions concerning the initiation of Zones by a municipality or county. Contains provisions concerning the application of a county or municipality to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for certification as a Zone. Contains provisions concerning Department review of Zone applications. Contains provisions concerning the process of certification of an area as a Zone by the Department. Contains provisions concerning the amendment and decertification of Zones. Contains provisions concerning the adoption of tax increment financing. Specifies the powers and duties of the Department. Contains provisions concerning State incentives regarding public services and physical infrastructure. Contains provisions concerning Zone administration. Contains provisions concerning (1) State regulatory exemptions in Zones, (2) State and local regulatory alternatives, and (3) exemptions from regulatory relaxation. Creates the Illinois Innovation Council and specifies its responsibilities, powers, and duties. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act to add provisions concerning tax credits for businesses located in a Zone. Amends the Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, and Retailers' Occupation Tax Act to add specified exemptions concerning Zones.

DateChamber Action
  2/24/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/25/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2009HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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