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 Bill Status of HB5524  94th General Assembly


Short Description:  FILM PRODUCTION CREDIT-REPEAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Kenneth Dunkin - Susana A Mendoza, Angelo Saviano, Jack McGuire, Patrick J Verschoore, Mike Boland, Bob Biggins, Lovana Jones, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Marlow H. Colvin and Karen A. Yarbrough

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Rickey R. Hendon - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Kirk W. Dillard and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 15/90


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Film Production Services Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2008 (now, January 1, 2007). Effective immediately.

 State Debt Impact Note (Commission on Gov't Forecasting and Accountability)
 HB 5524 would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
35 ILCS 15/10
35 ILCS 15/40

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Film Production Services Tax Credit Act. Sets forth Illinois production spending requirements for accredited productions commencing on or after May 1, 2006. Provides that the enhanced credit of 10% of the Illinois labor expenditures generated by the employment of residents of geographic areas of high poverty or high unemployment applies only to those productions approved after January 1, 2005 and commenced prior to May 1, 2006. Provides that, for an accredited production commencing on or after May 1, 2006, the credit is the amount equal to 20% of the Illinois production spending plus" (i) 15% of the Illinois labor expenditures generated by the employment of residents of geographic areas of high poverty or high unemployment; and (ii) for an accredited film or television production commencing on or after May 1, 2007, the amount equal to 5% of the Illinois labor expenditures generated during the use of a qualified production facility that is located in a geographic area of high poverty or high unemployment. Defines "Illinois production spending" as the expenses incurred by the applicant for an accredited production. Defines "qualified production facility". Provides that, to qualify as an "Illinois labor expenditure", for an accredited production commencing on or after May 1, 2006, the expenditure is (i) limited to the first $100,000 (now, $20,000) of wages paid or incurred to each employee and (ii) not exclusive of the salary or wages paid to or incurred for the 2 highest paid employees of the production. Makes corresponding changes. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2009 (now January 1, 2007). Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
35 ILCS 15/45

Further amends the Film Production Services Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity must make an annual report to the General Assembly, which must include (i) an identification of each vendor that provided goods or services that were included in an accredited production's Illinois production spending, (ii) the amount paid to each identified vendor by the accredited production, (iii) for each identified vendor, a statement as to whether the vendor is a minority owned business or female owned business, and (iv) a description of any steps taken by the Department to encourage accredited productions to use vendors who are a minority owned business or a female owned business.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  1/27/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2006HouseAssigned to Revenue Committee
  2/16/2006HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Revenue Committee; 012-000-000
  2/16/2006HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  2/21/2006HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed
  2/21/2006HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lovana Jones
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/22/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  2/22/2006HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 107-006-000
  2/23/2006SenateArrive in Senate
  2/23/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 24, 2006
  2/27/2006SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  2/28/2006SenateFirst Reading
  2/28/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  3/1/2006SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/16/2006SenateHeld in Executive
  3/24/2006SenateDo Pass Executive; 012-000-000
  3/24/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 27, 2006
  3/27/2006SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2006
  3/27/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  3/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/29/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  3/29/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 009-000-000
  3/30/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/30/2006SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Extended to January 9, 2007
  4/4/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  4/4/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  4/5/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Executive
  4/5/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 008-000-000
  4/5/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/5/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/5/2006SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/5/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Hendon
  4/5/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Hendon
  4/5/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/5/2006SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/6/2006HouseArrived in House
  4/6/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1,2
  4/7/2006HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/7/2006HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/7/2006HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/7/2006HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  6/4/2006HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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