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 Bill Status of SB1630  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  IL AGRABILITY ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr. and Gary G. Dahl

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois AgrAbility Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the University of Illinois Extension, shall contract with a non-profit disability service provider or other entity that assists disabled farmers, to establish and administer the Illinois AgrAbility Program in order to assist individuals who are engaged in farming or an agriculture-related activity and who have been affected by disability. Sets forth services to be provided by the Illinois AgrAbility Program. Sets forth eligibility requirements for the Program. Creates the Illinois AgrAbility Fund, a special fund created in the State treasury and, subject to appropriation, provides that moneys in the Fund may be expended for the Illinois AgrAbility Program and for no other purpose. Requires the University of Illinois Extension to submit certain documents to the Department of Agriculture. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois AgrAbility Fund. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  2/23/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  3/2/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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