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Public Act 102-0577


Public Act 0577 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0577
SB0632 EnrolledLRB102 16588 RJF 21985 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 Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
is amended by adding Section 605-1045.1 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 605/605-1045.1 new)
    Sec. 605-1045.1. Restore Illinois Collaborative
Commission. The General Assembly finds and declares that this
amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly manifests the
intention of the General Assembly to extend the repeal of
Section 605-1045. Section 605-1045 as enacted and reenacted in
this Section shall be deemed to have been in continuous effect
since June 12, 2020 and it shall continue to be in effect
henceforward until it is otherwise lawfully repealed. All
previously enacted amendments to this Section taking effect on
or after June 12, 2020, are hereby validated. All actions
taken in reliance on the continuing effect of Section 605-1045
by any person or entity are hereby validated. In order to
ensure the continuing effectiveness of this Section, it is set
forth in full and reenacted by this amendatory Act of the 102nd
General Assembly. This reenactment is intended as a
continuation of this Section. It is not intended to supersede
any amendment to this Section that is enacted by the 102nd
General Assembly.
    (a) The General Assembly hereby finds and declares that
the State is confronted with a public health crisis that has
created unprecedented challenges for the State's diverse
economic base. In light of this crisis, and the heightened
need for collaboration between the legislative and executive
branches, the General Assembly hereby establishes the Restore
Illinois Collaborative Commission. The members of the
Commission will participate in and provide input on plans to
revive the various sectors of the State's economy in the wake
of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    (b) The Department may request meetings be convened to
address revitalization efforts for the various sectors of the
State's economy. Such meetings may include public
participation as determined by the Commission.
    (c) The Department shall provide a written report to the
Commission and the General Assembly not less than every 30
days regarding the status of current and proposed
revitalization efforts. The written report shall include
applicable metrics that demonstrate progress on recovery
efforts, as well as any additional information as requested by
the Commission. The first report shall be delivered by July 1,
2020. The reports to the General Assembly shall be delivered
to all members, in addition to complying with the requirements
of Section 3.1 of the General Assembly Organization Act.
    (d) The Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission shall
consist of 14 members, appointed as follows:
        (1) four members of the House of Representatives
    appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
        (2) four members of the Senate appointed by the Senate
        (3) three members of the House of Representatives
    appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of
    Representatives; and
        (4) three members of the Senate appointed by the
    Senate Minority Leader.
    (e) The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the
Senate President shall each appoint one member of the
Commission to serve as a Co-Chair. The Co-Chairs may convene
meetings of the Commission. The members of the Commission
shall serve without compensation.
    (f) This Section is repealed January 1, 2023.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/24/2021