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 Bill Status of SB1693  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DCEO-INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett - Chapin Rose - Linda Holmes - Dale Fowler, Terri Bryant, Jil Tracy and Rachelle Crowe

House Sponsors
(Rep. Charles Meier - Sonya M. Harper - Deanne M. Mazzochi - Michael Halpin - Lance Yednock, Tom Weber, Andrew S. Chesney and Dan Caulkins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/15/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 605/605-1055 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-124 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-125 new
35 ILCS 10/5-75


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Industrial Biotechnology Partnership Act. Establishes the Industrial Biotechnology Public-Private Partnership as a State-sponsored board consisting of specified members to promote and market Illinois as a destination for research, development, and commercialization for industrial biotechnology. Provides for the appointment of members to the Partnership. Provides requirements concerning meetings and compensation. Provides for administrative and other support to the Partnership. Provides for duties and funding of the Partnership. Provides reporting requirements. Provides for the adoption of rules. Defines terms. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law. Creates the Industrial Biotechnology Workforce Development Grant Program. Provides that the Program shall provide grants for the purpose of fostering a well-trained and well-skilled industrial biotechnology workforce. Provides funding and eligibility requirements. Provides reporting requirements. Provides for the adoption of rules. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Industrial Biotechnology Human Capital Fund and Industrial Biotechnology Capital Maintenance Fund as special funds in the State treasury for specified purposes. Provides for funding of each Fund. Allows the use of Fund moneys for specified grants. Provides reporting requirements. Provides for the adoption of rules. Amends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to evaluate the tax credit program regarding employment and investment criteria to ensure that the program is applicable to both small startup firms as well as existing companies in the industrial biotechnology field.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  3/10/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terri Bryant
  3/24/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  3/25/2021SenateDo Pass Agriculture; 014-000-000
  3/25/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 13, 2021
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Charles Meier
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  5/6/2021HouseTo Sales, Amusement, & Other Taxes Subcommittee
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Charles Meier
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/13/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
  5/15/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins

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