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 Bill Status of HB5034  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
25 ILCS 115/1from Ch. 63, par. 14

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that in any year in which the total allowance for lodging, meals, and mileage for automobile travel provided under the Act is less than the total amount allowed for such expenses under the Internal Revenue Code regarding tax deductions for trade or business expenses and the Code of Federal Regulations regarding travel expenses of state legislators, a member of the General Assembly may elect during that year to be reimbursed for the difference between the lodging, meals, and mileage reimbursement provided under the Act and the full lodging, meals, and mileage expenses allowed by the Internal Revenue Code and the Code of Federal Regulations, in lieu of receiving an equivalent portion of annual salary. Provides that the full reimbursement amount paid to a member shall be reduced by an amount equal to the rate of State income tax provided under a specified Section of the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the member shall make the election in a manner provided by the Comptroller and shall be made in sufficient time for the processing by the Comptroller of the relevant salary and reimbursements. Provides that members of the General Assembly Retirement System shall contribute and be credited for salary without regard to the equivalent portion salary reduction. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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