Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department to establish a program for grants to women entrepreneurs. Provides for nominations and for a grant of $5,000 to 10 nominated individuals.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Removes the requirement for the adoption of implementing rules. Provides that neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.