102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Joyce Mason
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Illinois Amateur Sports Commission Act. Provides that the
purpose of the Commission is to advise and to make recommendations to the
Governor and the General Assembly regarding the promotion, development,
expansion, and fostering of amateur sports, amateur sports programs, and
amateur sporting events throughout the State. Sets forth the areas of
study that the Commission must examine. Sets forth the membership of the
Commission. Contains provisions concerning meetings and reporting.
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Illinois Amateur Sports Commission Act.
Illinois Amateur Sports Commission; purpose;
(a) The Illinois Amateur Sports Commission is created.
(b) The purpose of the Commission is to research, study,
and to make recommendations to the Governor and the General
Assembly about the promotion, development, expansion, and
fostering of amateur sports, amateur sports programs, and
amateur sporting events throughout the State.
(c) Recommendations made by the Commission shall focus
generally on the promotion and encouragement of physical
fitness through the participation in amateur sports and
amateur sports programs and on the development of local and
statewide business opportunities and economic development
relating to amateur sports, amateur sports programs,
competitions, and events. The recommendations reported by the
Commission to the Governor and General Assembly shall include,
but are not limited to, the following objectives:
(1) To provide workshops, training, and conferences to