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 Bill Status of SB2146  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  PROP TX-DISABLED VETS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Pamela J. Althoff - Adeline Jay Geo-Karis - Peter J. Roskam - Edward Petka, J. Bradley Burzynski, Bill Brady, John O. Jones and Chris Lauzen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession 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. Provides that, beginning with the 2006 tax year, the total value of property that is owned and used as a homestead by (i) a disabled veteran (or his or her spouse), (ii) a veteran confined to a wheelchair (or his or her spouse), or (iii) the surviving spouse of a veteran who died from service-connected causes while on active duty is exempt from taxation. 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
  10/26/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  10/26/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  10/26/2005SenateFirst Reading
  10/26/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  10/26/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Adeline Jay Geo-Karis
  10/26/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Peter J. Roskam
  10/26/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward Petka
  10/26/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski
  11/9/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Brady
  1/11/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  2/10/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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