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April 13, 2009

Senate Bill 183: Education Expense Tax Credit

Author:
Senator Dan Cronin

Summary:
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the education expense credit to 50% (instead of 25%) of qualified education expenses and increases the family limit to $1,000 (instead of $500). Effective immediately.

Status:

1/30/2009(Senate) Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan Cronin
1/30/2009(Senate) First Reading
1/30/2009(Senate) Referred to Assignments
2/10/2009(Senate) Assigned to Revenue
2/10/2009(Senate) Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney, Revenue hearing Feb, 19, 2 p.m. in the Capitol
2/18/2009(Senate) Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
2/19/2009(Senate) To Subcommittee
2/26/2009(Senate) Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Bond
3/5/2009(Senate) Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
3/6/2009(Senate) Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
3/10/2009(Senate) Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
3/10/2009(Senate) Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
3/12/2009(Senate) To Subcommittee on Special Issues
3/13/2009(Senate) Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
3/16/2009(Senate) Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 3, 2009
4/3/2009(Senate) Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

This bill failed to pass, and is now dead.

HSLDA’s Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—February 17, 2009—Illinois: Calls Needed To Support Increasing the Home Educators Tax Credit

Bill Text

Bill History