HB 3501

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 97th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Inc Tx-Education


Amends the State Budget Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that certain amounts shall be transferred from the General Revenue Fund to the Common School Fund. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the residential real property tax credit from 5% to 10%. Increases the limitation on the education expense credit from $500 to $1,000. Increases the percentage of the earned income tax credit from 5% of the federal tax credit to 15% in 2011 and thereafter. Makes changes concerning distributions to the Local Government Distributive Fund. Amends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that certain services are taxable under the Act. Amends the School Code. Creates the Education Financial Award System Fund, the Digital Learning Technology Grant Fund, and the STEM Education Center Grant Fund. Makes changes concerning the Early Childhood Education Block Grant; financial awards for school improvement and other awards; academic early warning and watch status; an educational improvement plan; the creation of the Digital Learning Technology Grant Program, a best practices clearinghouse, the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Center Grant Program, and a resource management service; audits; school board member leadership training; a school district's school report card; financial policies and plans; a capital improvement plan; protection from suit; financial accountability; non-referendum bonds; the foundation level of support under the State aid formula; the New Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program; school board associations; and transportation reimbursement. Effective immediately.

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Jan 08, 2013


Session Sine Die

Mar 17, 2011


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 01, 2011


Assigned to Revenue & Finance Committee

Feb 24, 2011


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Dave Winters


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

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