Bill Status of HR1281 95th General Assembly
Short Description: URGE-CAPITAL BUDGET-OPEN SPACE
Rep. Sandy Cole - Elizabeth Coulson - Ruth Munson - Mike Fortner - Rosemary Mulligan
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Synopsis As Introduced
Urges the Governor to present a capital budget that includes $100,000,000, on an annual basis, for the Illinois Special Places Acquisition, Conservation and Enhancement (iSPACE) Program, which includes the following: (i) a new statewide land acquisition program to protect the State's most precious natural resources and provide recreational opportunities, including matching grants to local governments; (ii) implementation of the Partners for Conservation Program (formerly Conservation 2000) through land acquisition and management grants; and (iii) implementation of the Hunting Heritage Protection Act by increasing the amount of land acreage available for hunting opportunities in Illinois.