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Public Act 094-0107


 

Public Act 0107 94TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 094-0107
 
HB1581 Enrolled LRB094 08377 BDD 38575 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
by adding Section 10-8 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 1305/10-8 new)
    Sec. 10-8. The Diabetes Research Checkoff Fund; grants. The
Diabetes Research Checkoff Fund is created as a special fund in
the State treasury. From appropriations to the Department from
the Fund, the Department must make grants to public or private
entities in Illinois for the purpose of funding research
concerning the disease of diabetes. At least 50% of the grants
made from the Fund by the Department must be made to entities
that conduct research for juvenile diabetes. For purposes of
this Section, the term "research" includes, without
limitation, expenditures to develop and advance the
understanding, techniques, and modalities effective in the
detection, prevention, screening, and treatment of diabetes
and may include clinical trials.
    Moneys received for the purposes of this Section,
including, without limitation, income tax checkoff receipts
and gifts, grants, and awards from any public or private
entity, must be deposited into the Fund. Any interest earned on
moneys in the Fund must be deposited into the Fund.
 
    Section 10. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.640 as follows:
 
    (30 ILCS 105/5.640 new)
    Sec. 5.640. The Diabetes Research Checkoff Fund.
 
    Section 15. The Illinois Income Tax Act is amended by
changing Sections 509 and 510 and by adding Section 507EE as
follows:
 
    (35 ILCS 5/507EE new)
    Sec. 507EE. Diabetes Research Checkoff Fund checkoff. For
taxable years ending on or after December 31, 2005, the
Department must print on its standard individual income tax
form a provision indicating that if the taxpayer wishes to
contribute to the Diabetes Research Checkoff Fund, as
authorized by this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly,
he or she may do so by stating the amount of the contribution
(not less than $1) on the return and that the contribution will
reduce the taxpayer's refund or increase the amount of payment
to accompany the return. Failure to remit any amount of
increased payment shall reduce the contribution accordingly.
This Section does not apply to any amended return.
 
    (35 ILCS 5/509)  (from Ch. 120, par. 5-509)
    Sec. 509. Tax checkoff explanations. All individual income
tax return forms shall contain appropriate explanations and
spaces to enable the taxpayers to designate contributions to
the following funds: the Child Abuse Prevention Fund, the
Illinois Wildlife Preservation Fund (as required by the
Illinois Non-Game Wildlife Protection Act), the Alzheimer's
Disease Research Fund (as required by the Alzheimer's Disease
Research Act), the Assistance to the Homeless Fund (as required
by this Act), the Penny Severns Breast and Cervical Cancer
Research Fund, the National World War II Memorial Fund, the
Prostate Cancer Research Fund, the Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)
Research Fund, the Multiple Sclerosis Assistance Fund, the
Leukemia Treatment and Education Fund, the World War II
Illinois Veterans Memorial Fund, the Korean War Veterans
National Museum and Library Fund, the Illinois Military Family
Relief Fund, the Illinois Veterans' Homes Fund, the Diabetes
Research Checkoff Fund, and the Asthma and Lung Research Fund.
    Each form shall contain a statement that the contributions
will reduce the taxpayer's refund or increase the amount of
payment to accompany the return. Failure to remit any amount of
increased payment shall reduce the contribution accordingly.
    If, on October 1 of any year, the total contributions to
any one of the funds made under this Section do not equal
$100,000 or more, the explanations and spaces for designating
contributions to the fund shall be removed from the individual
income tax return forms for the following and all subsequent
years and all subsequent contributions to the fund shall be
refunded to the taxpayer.
(Source: P.A. 92-84, eff. 7-1-02; 92-198, eff. 8-1-01; 92-651,
eff. 7-11-02; 92-772, eff. 8-6-02; 92-886, eff. 2-7-03; 93-36,
eff. 6-24-03; 93-131, eff. 7-10-03; 93-292, eff. 7-22-03;
93-324, eff. 7-23-03; 93-776, eff. 7-21-04.)
 
    (35 ILCS 5/510)  (from Ch. 120, par. 5-510)
    Sec. 510. Determination of amounts contributed. The
Department shall determine the total amount contributed to each
of the following: the Child Abuse Prevention Fund, the Illinois
Wildlife Preservation Fund, the Assistance to the Homeless
Fund, the Alzheimer's Disease Research Fund, the Penny Severns
Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Fund, the National World
War II Memorial Fund, the Prostate Cancer Research Fund, the
Illinois Military Family Relief Fund, the Lou Gehrig's Disease
(ALS) Research Fund, the Multiple Sclerosis Assistance Fund,
the Leukemia Treatment and Education Fund, the World War II
Illinois Veterans Memorial Fund, the Korean War Veterans
National Museum and Library Fund, the Illinois Veterans' Homes
Fund, the Diabetes Research Checkoff Fund, and the Asthma and
Lung Research Fund; and shall notify the State Comptroller and
the State Treasurer of the amounts to be transferred from the
General Revenue Fund to each fund, and upon receipt of such
notification the State Treasurer and Comptroller shall
transfer the amounts.
(Source: P.A. 92-84, eff. 7-1-02; 92-198, eff. 8-1-01; 92-651,
eff. 7-11-02; 92-772, eff. 8-6-02; 92-886, eff. 2-7-03; 93-36,
eff. 6-24-03; 93-131, eff. 7-10-03; 93-292, eff. 7-22-03;
93-324, eff. 7-23-03; 93-776, eff. 7-21-04.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/1/2005