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 Bill Status of SB1278  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/909.1 new
35 ILCS 5/911.3
735 ILCS 5/12-703.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall garnish a tax refund payable to a judgment debtor and instead remit the refund to the judgment creditor. Adds provisions governing the procedure for garnishment of tax refunds. Directs the Department to adopt rules to implement these provisions. Provides that specified refund withholding requests take priority over a garnishment order. Makes a corresponding change in the Code of Civil Procedure. Effective January 1, 2016.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/17/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/3/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/3/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/4/2015SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/10/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/11/2015SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/27/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/27/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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