Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB0074
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

 Bill Status of HB0074  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - Elaine Nekritz and Patricia R. Bellock

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 505/8from Ch. 37, par. 439.8
740 ILCS 175/4from Ch. 127, par. 4104
740 ILCS 175/4.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois False Claims Act. Provides that no court has jurisdiction over a civil action relating to or involving a false claim regarding certain tax acts administered by the Department of Revenue, unless the action is brought by the Attorney General. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall have the sole authority to bring an administrative action and that the Attorney General shall have the sole authority to bring a judicial action under the Act for a false claim, statement, or record pertaining to certain taxes administered by the Department of Revenue. Contains provisions concerning reporting, investigative, and enforcement procedures for allegations of false claims pertaining to certain taxes. Contains provisions governing the payment of rewards to persons who provide information that leads to recovery of funds under the new provisions. Provides that the appeal of a determination regarding an award may be appealed exclusively to the Court of Claims and must be filed within 30 days of the determination of the award. Makes a corresponding change in the Court of Claims Act.

DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  1/9/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/9/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/13/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  1/17/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Back To Top