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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
Assigned To Committee

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
IL - HJRCA 27
Introduced

True balanced budget amendment

Amends the balanced budget requirement in the Illinois Constitution. Requires end-of-year budgetary balance between revenues and expenditures, rather than simply requiring prospective balance in the planning stage. Clarifies that new debt, refinancing and fund sweeps are not revenue. Provides that any debt issuance to pay for government operations shall be repaid within the fiscal year...
Introduced Feb 15, 2019