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HB 656 - Providing Free Public Transportation for Senior Citizens - Key Vote

Illinois Key Votes

William Haine voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements William Haine made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Providing Free Public Transportation for Senior Citizens

Note:

NOTE: THE GOVERNOR MUST CERTIFY THE CHANGES TO THE BILL AFTER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONCURS WITH THE GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (32-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Providing Free Public Transportation for Senior Citizens

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with the Governor's amendment providing free public transportation to senior citizens aged 65 and older.

Highlights:
- Requires that free public transportation for senior citizens be available in all participating areas no later than 60 days after the bill is signed into law (Sec. 2-15.2).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A CONCURRENCE VOTE ON THE GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO, MEANING THE GOVERNOR MADE ADDITIONS TO THE BILL PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST EITHER CONCUR OR OVERRIDE THESE ADDITIONS.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (61-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Providing Free Public Transportation for Senior Citizens

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with the Governor's amendment providing free public transportation to senior citizens aged 65 and older.

Highlights:
- Requires that free public transportation for senior citizens be available in all participating areas no later than 60 days after the bill is signed into law (Sec. 2-15.2).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A CONCURRENCE VOTE ON THE GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO, MEANING THE GOVERNOR MADE ADDITIONS TO THE BILL PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST EITHER CONCUR OR OVERRIDE THESE ADDITIONS.

Legislation - Vetoed (Amendatory Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Providing Free Public Transportation for Senior Citizens

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (62-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Transportation Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the Regional Transportation Authority Act by increasing the rate of taxes the Authority is allowed to impose and requiring the Authority to provide oversight of the Service Boards. This bill also designates funds for the support and improvement of public transportation.

Highlights:
- Allows the City of Chicago to impose a real estate transfer tax of up to $1.50 per $500 of value [Sec. 3-2.3(E)]. - Allows for a 0.25% increase in the sales tax in the metropolitan area [Sec. 4.03(e-g)]. - Outlines the distribution of tax revenues to various Service Boards (Sec. 4.03.3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Transportation Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the Regional Transportation Authority Act by increasing the rate of taxes the Authority is allowed to impose and requiring the Authority to provide oversight of the Service Boards. This bill also designates funds for the support and improvement of public transportation.

Highlights:
- Allows the City of Chicago to impose a real estate transfer tax of up to $1.50 per $500 of value [Sec. 3-2.3(E)]. - Allows for a 0.25% increase in the sales tax in the metropolitan area [Sec. 4.03(e-g)]. - Outlines the distribution of tax revenues to various Service Boards (Sec. 4.03.3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (116-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Transportation Act

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