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2019 Illinois Taxes Key Votes

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Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
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  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

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Date State Bill No. Title Outcome
June 2, 2019 IL SB 689 Establishes a Tax Amnesty Program Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (49 - 8)
May 31, 2019 IL SB 687 Establishes a Graduated Tax Structure Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (37 - 20)
May 30, 2019 IL SB 687 Establishes a Graduated Tax Structure Bill Passed - House (67 - 48)
May 27, 2019 IL SJRCA 1 Repeals the Non-Graduated Income Tax Rate Requirement Bill Passed - House (73 - 44)
May 1, 2019 IL SJRCA 1 Repeals the Non-Graduated Income Tax Rate Requirement Bill Passed - Senate (40 - 19)
April 11, 2019 IL SB 145 Requires Presidential Candidates to Release Tax Returns Bill Passed - Senate (36 - 19)
Date No. Title Outcome
6/02 SB 689 Establishes a Tax Amnesty Program Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (49 - 8)
5/31 SB 687 Establishes a Graduated Tax Structure Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (37 - 20)
5/30 SB 687 Establishes a Graduated Tax Structure Bill Passed - House (67 - 48)
5/27 SJRCA 1 Repeals the Non-Graduated Income Tax Rate Requirement Bill Passed - House (73 - 44)
5/01 SJRCA 1 Repeals the Non-Graduated Income Tax Rate Requirement Bill Passed - Senate (40 - 19)
4/11 SB 145 Requires Presidential Candidates to Release Tax Returns Bill Passed - Senate (36 - 19)

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