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 Bill Status of HB5479  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  CNTY CD-AMUSEMENT TX

House Sponsors
Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - John E. Bradley

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.6 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.7 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.8 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.9 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.10 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.11 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.12 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.13 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.14 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.15 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.16 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1008.17 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the corporate authorities of a county having a population of less than 35,000 may, by ordinance or resolution, impose a tax upon the patrons of amusements that take place within the county. Provides that proceeds from the tax shall first be directed to costs arising from the amusement. Provides that, in order to hold any mass gathering, any owner of an amusement shall apply for and obtain a license from the county where the amusement is to be held. Sets forth provisions concerning the contents of the application for a license, public hearing requirements, and penalties for violation.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/15/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/22/2012HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/8/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 004-002-000
  3/9/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/23/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/26/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2012HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/28/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Counties & Townships Committee; 004-002-000
  3/30/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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