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Public Act 096-0785




Public Act 096-0785
SB1538 Enrolled LRB096 10919 JDS 21168 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The State Comptroller Act is amended by changing
Section 21 as follows:
    (15 ILCS 405/21)  (from Ch. 15, par. 221)
    Sec. 21. Rules and Regulations - Imprest accounts. The
Comptroller shall promulgate rules and regulations to
implement the exercise of his powers and performance of his
duties under this Act and to guide and assist State agencies in
complying with this Act. Any rule or regulation specifically
requiring the approval of the State Treasurer under this Act
for adoption by the Comptroller comptroller shall require the
approval of the State Treasurer for modification or repeal.
    The Comptroller may provide in his rules and regulations
for periodic transfers, with the approval of the State
Treasurer, for use in accordance with the imprest system,
subject to the rules and regulations of the Comptroller as
respects vouchers, controls and reports, as follows:
        (a) To the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois
    University, Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois
    University, Governors State University, Illinois State
    University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern
    Illinois University, Western Illinois University, and
    State Community College of East St. Louis under the
    jurisdiction of the Illinois Community College Board, not
    to exceed $200,000 for each campus.
        (b) To the Department of Agriculture and the Department
    of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for the operation of
    overseas offices, not to exceed $200,000 for each
    Department for each overseas office.
        (c) To the Department of Agriculture for the purpose of
    making change for activities at each State Fair, not to
    exceed $200,000, to be returned within 5 days of the
    termination of such activity.
        (d) To the Department of Agriculture to pay (i) State
    Fair premiums and awards and State Fair entertainment
    contracts at each State Fair, and (ii) ticket refunds for
    cancelled events. The amount transferred from any fund
    shall not exceed the appropriation for each specific
    purpose. This authorization shall terminate each year
    within 60 days of the close of each State Fair. The
    Department shall be responsible for withholding State
    income tax, where necessary, as required by Section 709 of
    the Illinois Income Tax Act.
        (e) To the State Treasurer to pay for securities'
    safekeeping charges assessed by the Board of Governors of
    the Federal Reserve System as a consequence of the
    Treasurer's use of the government securities' book-entry
    system. This account shall not exceed $25,000.
        (f) To the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy,
    not to exceed $15,000.
        (g) To the Department of Natural Resources to pay out
    cash prizes associated with competitions held at the World
    Shooting and Recreational Complex, and to purchase awards
    associated with competitions held at the World Shooting and
    Recreational Complex, to pay State and national membership
    dues associated with competitions held at the World
    Shooting and Recreational Complex, and to pay State and
    national membership target fees associated in association
    with competitions held at the World Shooting and
    Recreational Complex. The amount of funds advanced to the
    account created by this subsection (g) must , not to exceed
    $250,000 in any fiscal year.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06; 95-220, eff. 8-16-07.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/28/2009