State of Illinois
2005 and 2006


Introduced 2/14/2005, by Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - Kurt M. Granberg


235 ILCS 5/12-2

    Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Grape and Wine Resources Council.

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1     AN ACT concerning liquor.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Liquor Control Act of 1934 is amended by
5 changing Section 12-2 as follows:
6     (235 ILCS 5/12-2)
7     Sec. 12-2. Powers and duties of Council.
8     (a) Upon the the appointment of its final member, the
9 Council shall adopt bylaws governing its members, meetings,
10 terms of office, and administration.
11     (b) The Council shall provide support and growth services
12 to the grape wine industry in Illinois that include, but need
13 not be limited to: (i) advocacy, liaison, and promotion of
14 grape growing and wine making, (ii) the provision of
15 consultation and special training to prospective and
16 established grape growers and wine makers, (iii) viticulture
17 and enological research pertinent to State wine industry needs,
18 and (iv) development of marketing policies and strategies.
19     (c) The Council shall not enter into any effort to regulate
20 the price of grape products or wine.
21 (Source: P.A. 90-77, eff. 7-8-97.)