Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission Act. Sets forth the appointment of the members, duties, and meeting requirements of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall plan and sponsor Route 66 centennial events, programs, and activities and shall encourage the development of programs to involve all citizens in Route 66 centennial events. Requires the Commission to deliver a final report of its activities to the Governor no later than June 30, 2027. Provides that the Commission shall be dissolved on June 30, 2027.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Creates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission Act. Provides that the President of the Route 66 Association of Illinois and the Executive Director of the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway shall serve as public members (rather than ex officio members) of the Commission. Provides that reimbursement for travel expenses incurred by a public member of the Commission while transacting Commission business shall be paid by the Office of Tourism of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Removes a provision governing compensation and expenses for ex officio members of the Commission.