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 Bill Status of HJRCA0024  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  TAX INCREASE BILL 3/5 MAJORITY

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert W. Pritchard - Sandra M. Pihos - Thomas Morrison - Jason Barickman - Chad Hays, David Harris, Sandy Cole, Kay Hatcher, John D. Cavaletto, Darlene J. Senger, Norine Hammond, Patricia R. Bellock, Renée Kosel, Michael Unes, Sidney H. Mathias, Richard Morthland and Jim Watson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2012HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 8.1 new 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution concerning the passage of revenue bills. Provides that any bill considered by the General Assembly during the period following the most recent general election and before the convening of the next General Assembly in an odd numbered year resulting in the increase of revenue to the State by an increase of a tax on or measured by income or by an increase of a tax on or measured by the selling price of any item of tangible personal property may become law only by a vote of three-fifths of the members in each house of the General Assembly. Effective on being declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois Constitutional Amendment Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Barickman
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Norine Hammond
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Michael Unes
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  2/24/2011HouseRead in Full a First Time
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  5/5/2012HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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