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Full Text of HB3568  102nd General Assembly

HB3568 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB3568

 

Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. David A. Welter

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
35 ILCS 200/24-37 new

    Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the aggregate real property tax liability imposed on a qualified senior residence by a county or other taxing district shall not exceed 1.5% of the equalized assessed value of that property in any taxable year. Defines "qualified senior residence", "taxable year", and "equalized assessed value".


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY IMPACT NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB3568LRB102 14059 HLH 19411 b

1    AN ACT concerning local government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by adding
5Section 24-37 as follows:
 
6    (35 ILCS 200/24-37 new)
7    Sec. 24-37. Statutory level of aggregate taxation on
8qualified senior residences.
9    (a) As used in this Section:
10        "Qualified senior residence" means:
11            (1) the principal dwelling place and appurtenant
12        structures used for residential purposes in this State
13        occupied on January 1 of the taxable year by a
14        household and so much of the surrounding land,
15        constituting the parcel upon which the dwelling place
16        is situated, as is used for residential purposes. If
17        the chief county assessment officer has established a
18        specific legal description for a portion of property
19        constituting the residence, then that portion of
20        property shall be deemed the residence for the
21        purposes of this Section;
22            (2) real property that is occupied as a residence
23        by a person 65 years of age or older who is liable for

 

 

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1        paying real estate taxes on the property and is an
2        owner of record of the property or has legal or
3        equitable interest therein as evidenced by a written
4        instrument, except for a leasehold interest, other
5        than a leasehold interest of land on which a
6        single-family residence is located, which is occupied
7        as a residence by a person 65 years or older who has a
8        legal, equitable, or lessee interest therein, and on
9        which he or she is liable for the payment of property
10        taxes; and
11            (3) that has an equalized assessed value of less
12        than $350,000.
13        "Taxable year" means the calendar year during which ad
14    valorem property taxes payable in the next succeeding year
15    are levied.
16        "Equalized assessed value" means the assessed value as
17    equalized by the Illinois Department of Revenue.
18    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the
19aggregate real property tax liability imposed on a qualified
20senior residence by a county or other taxing district shall
21not exceed 1.5% of the equalized assessed value of that
22property in any taxable year.