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 Bill Status of HB4881  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios - Mike Fortner - Susana A Mendoza - Thomas Holbrook - Kathleen A. Ryg

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael W. Frerichs)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.708 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Emerging Technology Industries Grant Act. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to establish and maintain a program to award grants to emerging-technology enterprises in the State. Sets forth eligibility requirements and funding priorities for awarding the grants, and sets forth procedures for awarding the grants. Requires written contracts in which the emerging-technology enterprise guarantees that it will perform the actions expected to be performed. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Emerging Technology Grant Fund. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 Since the number of applicants and the level of funding requested are unknown, an accurate fiscal impact cannot be determined at this time.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/11/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  2/25/2008HouseAssigned to International Trade & Commerce Committee
  2/28/2008HouseRe-assigned to Bio-Technology Committee
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Bio-Technology Committee
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Bio-Technology Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/11/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Bio-Technology Committee; 005-000-000
  3/12/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/1/2008HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  4/1/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/1/2008HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 107-000-000
  4/2/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/2/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  4/2/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/2/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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