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IL - HB 3359
Assigned To Committee

Statewide Netflix Tax

Would create the “Video Service Tax Modernization Act” and “Entertainment Tax Fairness Act,” which would impose new taxes on satellite and video streaming service providers and subscribers. Users of those services would pay a 1 percent tax “for the privilege to witness, view, or otherwise enjoy the entertainment,” while companies would pay a 5 percent...
Introduced Feb 15, 2019
IL - SB 103
Assigned To Committee

Gas tax increase

Would double the motor fuel tax set at the state level to 38 cents from 19 cents per gallon. The gas tax hike would take effect July 2019, and increase each year based on a formula tied to inflation but capped at 1 cent per year. This tax hike would come atop the layers of state and...
Introduced Jan 23, 2019
IL - HB 3517
Introduced

Restore My Good Name Act

Establishes a pilot program to waive fees for people wrongly accused when they petition to have those criminal records expunged or sealed. Applies to individuals who were released without charges, who were acquitted, whose charges were dismissed or to those who were convicted if that conviction was later reversed or vacated. The program expires Jan....
Introduced Feb 15, 2019
IL - SB 1928
Introduced

Local government transparency

Creates a requirement for units of local government and school districts with operating budgets of $1 million or more that certain financial and public interest documents be made available online. Provides that a unit of local government may fulfill this requirement either by hosting the information on its own website or by making it available...
Introduced Feb 15, 2019
IL - HB 2810
Introduced

Local government transparency

Creates a requirement for units of local government and school districts with operating budgets of $1 million or more that certain financial and public interest documents be made available online. Provides that a unit of local government may fulfill this requirement either by hosting the information on its own website or by making it available...
Introduced Feb 14, 2019
IL - HB 2986
Assigned To Committee

Promoting equity in school funding

This Act removes the trigger provision that would provide more state funding to wealthier school districts that pay more generous pensions. Specifically, it removes the trigger provision added in 2017 to the state’s education funding formula that would increase a school’s funding adequacy target based on the employer normal cost of pensions if the school...
Introduced Feb 14, 2019
IL - SJRCA 1
Passed Senate

Progressive income tax

Proposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes a provision that provides that a tax on income shall be measured at a non-graduated rate. Provides that there may be one tax on the income of individuals and corporations (currently, there may be no more than one income tax imposed on individuals and...
Introduced Jan 29, 2019
IL - SB 1742
Assigned To Committee

Estate tax repeal

Amends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Provides that no tax shall be imposed under the Act for persons dying on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act or for transfers made on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act.
Introduced Feb 15, 2019