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 Bill Status of HB3268  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  SOLDIERS TO FARMERS PRGRAM ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. John D. Cavaletto - Jason Barickman - Patricia R. Bellock - Richard Morthland

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
35 ILCS 105/3-5
35 ILCS 110/3-5
35 ILCS 115/3-5
35 ILCS 120/2-5
35 ILCS 505/13from Ch. 120, par. 429


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Soldiers to Farmers Program Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall implement and administer the Soldiers to Farmers Program to provide financial and instructional assistance to Illinois veterans interested in starting a career in the farming and agriculture industries. Provides that from appropriations made for the purposes of the Act, the Department shall award a $10,000 stipend to program participants to go towards the purchase of land or farming equipment. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, and the Motor Fuel Tax Law by providing up to a 5-year exemption to program participants for tangible personal property used in a farming or agricultural business operated by the veteran that is not otherwise exempt and claims for undyed diesel fuel used in a farming or agricultural business operated by the veteran for which claims may not otherwise be made.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Barickman
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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