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 Bill Status of HB0556  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  CIGARETTE TAX INCREASE

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie - William Davis - Susana A Mendoza - Eddie Washington, Arthur L. Turner, Constance A. Howard, Annazette Collins, Deborah L. Graham, Kathleen A. Ryg, Elizabeth Coulson, Mary E. Flowers, Al Riley, Karen May, LaShawn K. Ford, Joseph M. Lyons, Elaine Nekritz, Julie Hamos, Rosemary Mulligan and Richard T. Bradley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Ira I. Silverstein - Terry Link - Don Harmon, William Delgado, Kwame Raoul, Iris Y. Martinez, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg and Carol Ronen)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/212


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Deletes the provision that refunds with respect to the earned income tax credit are subject to the availability of funds from the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant and the State's ability to meet its required Maintenance of Effort. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
35 ILCS 5/212
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 330/14from Ch. 127, par. 664
35 ILCS 130/2from Ch. 120, par. 453.2
35 ILCS 130/3from Ch. 120, par. 453.3
35 ILCS 135/2from Ch. 120, par. 453.32
35 ILCS 135/3from Ch. 120, par. 453.33

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Cigarette Tax Act and the Cigarette Use Tax Act. Increases the taxes under the Acts by an additional 37.5 mills per cigarette. Requires that all of the moneys received by the Department of Revenue from the additional taxes imposed must be paid into the General Revenue Fund. Provides that through August 31, 2007, persons holding valid licenses as distributors may purchase cigarette tax stamps up to an amount equal to 115% of the distributor's average monthly cigarette tax stamp purchases over the 12 calendar months prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act. Amends the General Obligation Bond Act. Requires that the amounts from the additional taxes that are paid into the General Revenue Fund be transferred to the General Obligation Bond Retirement and Interest Fund. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 6
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 330/14from Ch. 120, par. 453.3
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/8h

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 3 with the following changes: Amends the State Finance Act to create the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund for use by Department of Healthcare and Family Services only for the purpose of making reimbursements to providers of goods or services under certain programs. Deletes provisions amending the General Obligation Bond Act requiring that the amounts from the additional taxes that are paid into the General Revenue Fund be transferred to the General Obligation Bond Retirement and Interest Fund. In the Cigarette Tax Act and the Cigarette Use Tax Act, requires that the proceeds of the additional taxes be paid into the Tax Compliance and Enforcement Fund, the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund, and the Pension Stabilization Fund. In the Counties Code, provides that the county cigarette tax applies only to the counties of Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, and Will. Provides that the tax rate must be 50 mills per cigarette. Amends the State Finance Act. Exempts the Tax Compliance and Enforcement Fund and the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund from the Act's administrative charge-back provisions. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 9
Deletes the immediate effective date provision. In the Cigarette Tax Act and the Cigarette Use Tax Act, changes the beginning date of the additional tax imposed from September 1, 2007 to June 1, 2008.

 Fiscal Note, Senate Floor Amendment No. 6 (Dept. of Revenue)
 HB 556 (S-AM 6) would increase Cigarette Tax and Cigarette Use Tax revenues, but the amount of the increase depends upon how many counties impose a county Cigarette Tax. If no counties impose a county cigarette tax, State Cigarette Tax and Cigarette Use Tax revenues would increase by approximately $410 million per year. If Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, and Will Counties all impose a county cigarette tax, State Cigarette Tax and Cigarette Use Tax revenues would increase by approximately $220 million per year.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/1/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/5/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  2/7/2007HouseAssigned to Revenue Committee
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  3/6/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  3/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  3/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  3/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  3/15/2007HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Revenue Committee; 003-000-000
  3/15/2007HouseRemains in Revenue Committee
  3/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  3/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/23/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) March 31, 2007
  3/29/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Revenue Committee; 011-000-000
  3/29/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  4/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  4/20/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  4/24/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  4/24/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/24/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/24/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Millner
  4/24/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/24/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/24/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/24/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/24/2007SenateAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Millner
  4/24/2007SenateAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/25/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  4/25/2007SenateAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Carole Pankau
  5/1/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  7/24/2007SenateAssigned to Revenue
  7/24/2007SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As December 31, 2007
  7/24/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As December 31, 2007
  7/25/2007SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  7/25/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  7/25/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  7/25/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue
  7/25/2007SenateWaive Posting Notice
  7/25/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  7/25/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  7/25/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  7/25/2007SenateFiscal Note Requested by Sen. Bill Brady; as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1
  7/25/2007SenateSponsor Removed Sen. John J. Millner
  7/25/2007SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Terry Link
  7/25/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  7/25/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  7/25/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Revenue; 006-003-000
  7/25/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading July 25, 2007
  7/25/2007SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Carole Pankau
  7/25/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  7/25/2007SenateSecond Reading
  7/25/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading July 26, 2007
  7/26/2007HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  7/26/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  7/26/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  7/26/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Revenue
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Revenue; 006-004-000
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules
  7/26/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  7/27/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  7/28/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  7/30/2007HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  7/30/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  7/31/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  7/31/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  8/2/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  8/2/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules
  8/2/2007HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Referred to Rules
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Referred to Rules
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Rules Refers to Revenue
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Rules Refers to Revenue
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Recommend Do Adopt Revenue; 006-002-001
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Recommend Do Adopt Revenue; 006-003-000
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 8 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  8/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 8 Referred to Rules
  8/9/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Withdrawn by Senator Cullerton
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Adopted; 034-019-002; Cullerton
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Withdrawn by Senator Cullerton
  8/9/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 9 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 9 Referred to Rules
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 9 Be Approved for Consideration Rules
  8/9/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 9 Adopted; Cullerton
  8/9/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  8/9/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Carol Ronen
  8/9/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 034-024-000
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  8/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 8 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  8/10/2007HouseArrived in House
  8/10/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1,6,9
  8/10/2007HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. William B. Black
  8/10/2007HouseHome Rule Note Requested by Rep. William B. Black
  8/10/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 17, 2007
  8/17/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 24, 2007
  8/24/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) September 5, 2007
  9/5/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) October 5, 2007
  9/10/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  10/1/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  10/5/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) October 12, 2007
  10/12/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 2, 2007
  11/2/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 30, 2007
  11/30/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) January 10, 2008
  1/10/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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