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 Bill Status of HB4247  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  PROP TX-DISABLED VETS

House Sponsors
Rep. John E. Bradley - Mike Bost - Thomas Holbrook - Patrick J Verschoore - Jim Watson, Linda Chapa LaVia, Jack D. Franks, William B. Black, Jim Sacia, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Timothy L. Schmitz, Patricia Reid Lindner, Ruth Munson, Karen A. Yarbrough, Charles E. Jefferson and Kurt M. Granberg

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 200/15-165
35 ILCS 200/15-166 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Ends the current exemption for disabled veterans with the 2005 tax year. Beginning with the 2006 tax year, provides a property tax exemption for property that is owned and used as a homestead by a disabled veteran or the spouse or unmarried surviving spouse of the veteran. Provides that the amount of the exemption is an amount equal to the assessed value of the property multiplied by the percentage of disability of the veteran. Sets forth requirements for the exemptions. Provides that a surviving spouse may transfer the exemption to homestead property acquired after the veteran's death. Requires an annual application for the exemptions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  12/12/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  1/4/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/4/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/18/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/7/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/7/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  2/21/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  2/28/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/1/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/3/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  3/3/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  3/3/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  3/23/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/29/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/29/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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