New guidance on Charitable Trust Stabilization Fund grantsMarch 2015Illinois Law Update, Page 20The Office of the Treasurer adopted twelve new rules that provide the procedures and criteria for awarding grants through the Charitable Trust Stabilization Fund. 74 Ill. Adm. Code 650 (eff. Dec. 4, 2014).
Provena loses its charitable property tax exemptionBy Helen W. GunnarssonMay 2010LawPulse, Page 230A hospital that gives away less than one percent of its annual revenue in free patient care doesn't qualify for a charitable property tax exemption, the Illinois Supreme Court holds.
Amendments to Charitable Games Act re-enacted - PA 094-0986March 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 124In an attempt to avoid previous constitutionality problems, the Illinois General Assembly has passed Public Act 094-0986 in order to re-enact certain amendments originally passed in Public Act 088-0669 but declared unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court in People v Olender, 222 Ill 2d 123, 854 NE2d 593 (2005).
Solicitation for Charity Act not UnconstitutionalFebruary 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 66On November 21, 2001, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the appellate court and held that the Solicitation for Charity Act, 225 ILCS 460/0.01, is not unconstitutional.