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 Bill Status of HB0376  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 605/605-530 new
30 ILCS 105/5.866 new
230 ILCS 10/13from Ch. 120, par. 2413

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Commission on the Future of Economic Development of the African American Community within the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Provides that the Commission's purpose is to maintain and develop the economy within the African American community and to provide opportunities for this community that will enhance and expand the quality of their lives. Requires that the Commission consult with appropriate legislative committees about the State's economic development needs and opportunities in the African American community. Requires that the Commission submit to the Governor and General Assembly a comprehensive statewide economic development strategy for the African American community with a report on progress from the previous comprehensive strategy by October 1 of each even-numbered year. Provides that the Commission shall consist of 12 voting members appointed by the Governor, with representatives from production agriculture; transportation, construction, and logistics; travel and tourism; financial services and insurance; information technology and communications; and biotechnology, as well as manufacturing and small business. Provides that the Commission meet at least 4 times a year. Provides that the Commission make recommendations to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity concerning the award of grants from amounts appropriated to the Department from the African American Community Economic Development Fund. Creates the African American Community Economic Development Fund. Amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Provides that $20,000,000 be transferred annually from the State Gaming Fund into the African American Community Economic Development Fund.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  1/28/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/28/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2015HouseAssigned to Appropriations-General Services Committee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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