92nd General Assembly
Status of HB2520
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Empowerment  Zone  and  Enterprise  Community  School      
   Facility  Act.  Provides that the Department of Commerce and Community      
   Affairs and the  University  of  Illinois'  Urban  School  Improvement      
   Program shall implement an Illinois Empowerment Zone and Enterprise         
   Community School Facility Improvement Program (EZ/EC program) to de-        
   velop and demonstrate mechanisms to attract federal resources and           
   private sector investments to administer the program and support the        
   repair, renovation, and improvement of school buildings and facilities      
   in communities designated under federal law or regulations as Empower-      
   ment Zones and Enterprise Communities. Specifies types of demonstra-        
   tion methods that employ federal EZ/EC incentives to leverage private       
   investment in support of improving school buildings and facilities.         
   Provides for implementation of the EZ/EC program in conjunction with        
   schools in communities located in Chicago, East St. Louis, and Spring-      
   field. Effective immediately.                                               
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)                
          An estimate of the amount of contractual assistance required to      
          implement and administer this program cannot be made at this         
          time. Therefore, a reasonable estimate of the fiscal impact of       
          HB 2520 on the Department cannot be made at this time.               
   FEB-23-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-23-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-23-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-27-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               COMM BUSS DEV         
   MAR-13-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   MAR-13-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               COMM BUSS DEV         
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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