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 Bill Status of HB4757  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  FINANCE-TOURISM PROMOTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Ann M. Williams - Tim Butler - Fred Crespo - Sara Feigenholtz - Barbara Wheeler, Michelle Mussman and Jehan Gordon-Booth

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Scott M. Bennett - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Melinda Bush, Heather A. Steans, Steven M. Landek and Neil Anderson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/3/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0678

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 605/605-705was 20 ILCS 605/46.6a
20 ILCS 665/4afrom Ch. 127, par. 200-24a
35 ILCS 145/6from Ch. 120, par. 481b.36


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism Promotion Fund. Provides that, if the available proceeds from the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act after certain other deposits have been made is less than the amount required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund, then the amount of the deficiency shall be transferred from the General Revenue Fund to the Tourism Promotion Fund in the next calendar month. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes changes concerning grants from the Local Tourism Fund. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 665/4a
35 ILCS 145/6

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. With regard to a grant program for local tourism and convention bureaus, removes a provision providing that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may reserve up to 10% of total local tourism funds available for costs of administering the program to conduct audits of grants, to provide incentive funds to those bureaus that will conduct promotional activities designed to further the Department's statewide advertising campaign, to fund special statewide promotional activities, and to fund promotional activities that support an increased use of the State's parks or historic sites. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. With regard to a grant program for local tourism and convention bureaus, provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may reserve up to 3% (rather than 10%) of total local tourism funds available for costs of administering the program to conduct audits of grants, to provide incentive funds to those bureaus that will conduct promotional activities designed to further the Department's statewide advertising campaign, to fund special statewide promotional activities, and to fund promotional activities that support an increased use of the State's parks or historic sites. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  2/20/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/20/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/23/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/7/2018HouseAssigned to Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee
  4/3/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/3/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee; 008-000-000
  4/9/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee; 009-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  4/13/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/19/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/24/2018HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/24/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/25/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  4/25/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/25/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/25/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2018
  5/2/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/2/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2018
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/16/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/18/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/18/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  5/24/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/24/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/3/2018HouseGovernor Approved
  8/3/2018HouseEffective Date August 3, 2018
  8/3/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0678

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