Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB5284
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 Bill Status of HB5284  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/10-5
35 ILCS 200/Art. 10 Div. 20 heading new
35 ILCS 200/10-720 new
35 ILCS 200/10-725 new
35 ILCS 200/10-730 new
35 ILCS 200/10-735 new
35 ILCS 200/10-740 new
35 ILCS 200/10-745 new
35 ILCS 200/10-750 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Changes the definition of "solar energy system". Defines "allowance for physical depreciation", "commercial solar energy system", "commercial solar energy system real property cost basis", "ground installation", "trending factor", and "trended real property cost basis". Provides the equation for the fair cash value of commercial solar energy systems in counties with fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants. Provides exemptions for specific commercial solar energy systems property. Provides that the owner of the land the ground installation commercial solar energy system is constructed upon may request a metes and bounds survey description of the area and provides the procedures for such a request. Provides the equation for the fair cash value per acre of a parcel of land where a commercial solar energy system is installed. Provides that any real property assessed as farmland in the year prior to valuation shall return to being assessed as farmland in the year after the commercial solar energy system has been removed and the property is returned to farm use. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2018HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/8/2018HouseTo Property Tax Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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