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 Bill Status of HB0167  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  CHILD FITNESS CREDIT

House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson - LaShawn K. Ford - Luis Arroyo - Kenneth Dunkin - Lou Lang

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/218 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a tax credit, for taxable years ending on or after December 31, 2009 and on or before December 30, 2014, for individual taxpayers who, during the taxable year, pay costs for an eligible child to enroll in a qualified physical-fitness program. Provides that the credit is an amount equal to the lesser of (i) the total costs of all qualified physical-fitness programs paid in the taxable year for all eligible children of the taxpayer or (ii) $500. Provides that the credit may not be carried forward or back and may not reduce the taxpayer's liability to less than zero. Sets forth requirements for qualified physical-fitness programs. Requires the Department of Revenue, in consultation with the Department of Public Health and the State Board of Education, to adopt rules for the administration of the credit. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  1/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/20/2009HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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