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 Bill Status of HB0634  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  INCOME TAX-VETERANS

House Sponsors
Rep. John M. Cabello and Camille Y. Lilly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/217
35 ILCS 5/217.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes changes to a credit awarded for wages paid to qualified veterans. Provides that the credit shall be: (1) $5,000 (instead of 20% of the gross wages, but not to exceed $5,000) for certain veterans who were unemployed at the time of hire; and (2) $1,200 (instead of 10% of the gross wages, but not to exceed $1,200) for other qualified veterans. Changes the definition of "qualified veteran" to include all Illinois residents who are members of the National Guard, reserve, or regular component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Allows the credit to be prorated. Provides that the credit is exempt from the Act's automatic sunset provision. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John M. Cabello
  1/24/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/24/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2017HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  2/24/2017HouseTo Income Tax Subcommittee
  3/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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