HB5571 Engrossed LRB096 17388 RCE 32741 b

1     AN ACT concerning finance.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5 Section 9.07 as follows:
6     (30 ILCS 105/9.07 new)
7     Sec. 9.07. Freeze; nonessential expenditures. For a period
8 of 2 years beginning on the effective date of this amendatory
9 Act of the 96th General Assembly, no State funds may be
10 expended for nonessential promotional purposes or advertising.
11 In this Section, "nonessential" means not critical to the
12 health, welfare, and safety of the citizens of Illinois. This
13 prohibition applies to expenditures by State agencies and also
14 to expenditures by State grant recipients from grant moneys.
15     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
16 becoming law.