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 Bill Status of SB2036  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  BIG EMPTIES ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Napoleon Harris, III, Robert F. Martwick, Patrick J. Joyce, Steven M. Landek, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Antonio Muñoz, Michael E. Hastings and Scott M. Bennett

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
35 ILCS 5/201from Ch. 120, par. 2-201
35 ILCS 105/3-5
35 ILCS 110/3-5
35 ILCS 115/3-5
35 ILCS 120/2-5
35 ILCS 120/5m new
35 ILCS 200/184.10 new
220 ILCS 5/9-222from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 9-222
220 ILCS 5/9-222.1B new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Big Empties Site Act. Provides that property located in the State consisting of one or more PINs but under common ownership at the time of the application, that contains at least one vacant and unused building of specified square footage, is qualified to be designated as a Big Empties Site. Provides that a county or municipality that has adopted an ordinance designating a qualified site as a Big Empties Site shall make written application to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to have that site certified by the Department as a Big Empties Site. Contains procedures for certification by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, and the Public Utilities Act to provide certain tax incentives for Big Empties Sites. Amends the Property Tax Code to provide that a taxing district may issue an abatement. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2019SenateAssigned to Revenue
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  2/4/2020SenateRe-assigned to Revenue
  2/18/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  2/19/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  2/19/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  2/24/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  2/26/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/26/2020SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (RE)
  2/27/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/6/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/18/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 2, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 30, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  5/15/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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