Bill Backlog 5/26/2017
$14,466,781,073.00
General funds payables backlog
The backlog includes what is currently at the Comptroller's Office and the estimated $6.6 billion with state agencies.
179,135
vouchers backlogged
Includes vouchers and transfers to other state funds.

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GENERAL REVENUE - 0001 Cash Transactions

Here you can find detailed information relating to each of the State's active funds. PRINTER FRIENDLY

Begin Daily Amount:
$96,941,382.14
Receipt Amount:
$140,064,814.14
Transfers In:
$0.00
Transfers Out:
$0.00
Net Warrants Issued:
($146,683,302.92)
End Daily Amount:
$90,322,893.36*

* Reflects operating revenue used to address obligations and bill backlogs. At times, balances may rise in order to meet these pending obligations, such as General State Aid, Medical, Human Services, Payrolls, Pensions, etc.

General Funds Daily Cash Transactions

The General Funds include the General Revenue Fund and three education funds, and is the state's largest and most important fund group.

Begin Daily Amount:
$650,256,526.23
Receipt Amount:
$186,035,262.63
Transfers In:
$0.00
Transfers Out:
$0.00
Net Warrants Issued:
($146,687,398.43)
End Daily Amount:
$689,604,390.43*

* Reflects all general funds. Without a budget or legal spending authority, the majority of this amount cannot be used to pay down the bill backlog. Such balances are growing and await appropriations by the General Assembly and the Governor.

General Funds Budgetary Balance

The General Funds balance provides an indication of the state's fiscal health. It is made up of four funds within the state treasury:

  • General Revenue Fund, which acts as the state's largest operating account
  • Education Assistance Fund
  • Common School Fund
  • Common School Special Account Fund

To learn more about the General Funds and the state's fiscal health, click here.

Bond Ratings

When debt is issued by the government, independent credit rating agencies attach a rating to the issue. The ratings attached to all bonds associated with the State of Illinois affect interest payments and the cost to Illinois taxpayers. Individual bond ratings will vary, but the general and special obligation bond ratings are directly related to financial condition of the state government.

General Obligation

MOODY'S

Baa2
negative outlook

S&P

BBB
negative outlook

Fitch

BBB
negative outlook

Special Obligation

MOODY'S

Baa2

S&P

AAA
negative outlook

Fitch

AA+
stable outlook

This table shows the most recent bond ratings from three credit rating bureaus for the two major State of Illinois bond programs.

Appropriation Inquiries

Select the Fund and Agency that you are interested in. You will then be prompted for the Organization (division/program) of the Agency you selected. The first screen will display a summary of appropriation or expenditure total amounts for each appropriation depending on the display option chosen. Each line in the summary is also a link to detailed appropriation and expenditure amounts for a given appropriation. If you know the appropriation, you can enter it. Inserting an appropriation will display detailed appropriation and expenditure information for that account.

The year-to-date expended amount will be displayed by default. You can also choose to include the budgeted dollars and/or monthly totals.