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 Bill Status of HB1547  98th General Assembly

Short Description:  INC TX-EX OFFENDER

House Sponsors
Rep. Arthur Turner - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Rita Mayfield, La Shawn K. Ford, Emanuel Chris Welch and Derrick Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/216
35 ILCS 10/5-47 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. In a Section concerning a credit for wages paid to ex-felons, removes a provision providing that the credit may not exceed $600 for each qualified ex-offender. Provides that the credit is exempt from the Act's automatic sunset. Amends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Provides that each Agreement entered into on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall contain a provision stating that the Applicant shall establish a goal of hiring qualified ex-offenders so that no less than 10% of the Applicant's workforce is comprised of qualified ex-offenders. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/13/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/19/2013HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/1/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/5/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/5/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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