92nd General Assembly
Status of HB3322
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   New Act                                                                     
   5 ILCS 120/1.02           from Ch. 102, par. 41.02                          
   30 ILCS 105/5.545 new                                                       
   30 ILCS 105/5.546 new                                                       
   30 ILCS 105/6z-51 new                                                       
   20 ILCS 205/40.43 rep.                                                      

        Creates the Illinois Agriculture Infrastructure  Development  Act      
   of  2001.   Creates the Office of Illinois Agricultural Infrastructure      
   Development in the Department of  Agriculture  to  administer  certain      
   grant  programs,  coordinate  and facilitate an Ag Center Hotline, and      
   perform other duties assigned to it by the  Director  of  Agriculture.      
   Creates   the   Illinois   Agricultural   Infrastructure   Development      
   Coordinating Council to coordinate certain programs concerning markets      
   and  value-added  opportunities for Illinois commodities.  Creates the      
   Infrastructure Development Advisory Board for Agriculture.   Sets  the      
   duties of the Advisory Board.  Requires the Department to establish an      
   Agricultural  Infrastructure  Development  Grant  Program, an Illinois      
   Value-added  Agriculture  Enhancement  Program,  and  an  Agricultural      
   Business Research Grant Program to assist farmers, agribusinesses, and      
   other persons.  Provides that the Department  of  Agriculture  is  the      
   State agriculture planning agency.  Contains other provisions.  Amends      
   the Open Meetings Act.  Provides that for the purposes of the Act, the      
   Infrastructure  Development  Advisory  Board is a public body.  Amends      
   the  State  Finance  Act.   Creates  the  Agricultural  Infrastructure      
   Development Fund and the Agricultural Business  Research  Grant  Fund.      
   Provides   for   transfers  from  the  General  Revenue  Fund  to  the      
   Agricultural Infrastructure Development Fund, the Illinois Value-Added      
   Agriculture Enhancement Program Fund, and  the  Agricultural  Business      
   Research Grant Fund.  Effective immediately.                                
   MAR-02-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   MAR-02-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FORBY                 
   MAR-02-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FOWLER                
   MAR-05-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   MAR-05-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   MAR-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               AGRICULTURE           
   MAR-09-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FRANKS                
   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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