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 Bill Status of SB2559  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PROP TX-SURVIVING SPOUSE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush, Sue Rezin and Kimberly A. Lightford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/15-169


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2015 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities also carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year or any preceding taxable year. Provides that, for the 2021 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities also carries over to (i) the surviving spouse of a veteran who did not obtain the exemption before death, but who would have qualified for the exemption in the current taxable year if he or she had survived and (ii) the surviving spouse of a veteran whose death was determined to be service-connected and who is certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as being a current recipient of Dependency and Indemnity Compensation. Provides that, in the case of a surviving spouse who is certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as being a current recipient of Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, the property is exempt. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/12/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Revenue
  3/26/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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