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 Bill Status of HB4557  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  LIQUOR-TAX

House Sponsors
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Dave Winters - Kathleen A. Ryg - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Deborah Mell, Greg Harris and Esther Golar

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
235 ILCS 5/8-1from Ch. 43, par. 158
30 ILCS 105/5.719 new
30 ILCS 105/5.720 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Raises the rates for taxes imposed upon the privilege of engaging in business as a manufacturer or as an importing distributor of alcoholic liquor other than beer. Raises the tax rate imposed upon the privilege of engaging in business as a manufacturer or as an importing distributor of beer. Provides that of the tax revenue received from the tax rate increases of the amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, minus the costs of administering the tax rate increases, 55% shall be deposited into the Community Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Rescue Fund, 36% shall be deposited into the Community Mental Health Rescue Fund, and the remainder shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund. Creates the Community Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Rescue Fund and the Community Mental Health Rescue Fund as special funds in the State Treasury. Provides that, subject to appropriation, moneys in the Community Mental Health Rescue Fund may only be expended for the purposes of payment to community mental health providers for certain services. Provides that, subject to appropriation, moneys in the Community Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Rescue Fund may only be expended for the purposes of payment to addiction prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery providers authorized in, and for services authorized by, the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse Dependency Act. Provides that moneys in either Fund may not be expended to pay for the costs of State employees, their benefits, or other operational costs of the State. Amends the State Finance Act to include the Community Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Rescue Fund and the Community Mental Health Rescue Fund. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/14/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/14/2009HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  5/14/2009HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  5/14/2009HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/14/2009HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  5/14/2009HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  5/14/2009HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  5/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  5/31/2009HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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