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 Bill Status of SB2329  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  TOURISM TASK FORCE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Bill Brady

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kenneth Dunkin - Rich Brauer)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Tourism Task Force Act. Creates the Tourism Task Force to provide insight on how to create the best infrastructure for the development of tourism as an economic development tool in Illinois utilizing all pertinent State agencies and the private sector. Provides that the duties of the task force shall include: (1) reviewing and cataloging all policies, programs, procedures, and initiatives in all departments, agencies, bureaus, and commissions of Illinois government that impact the Illinois tourism product, (2) giving recommendations to the General Assembly and Governor on how to expand, reduce, consolidate, coordinate, or create programs that will aid the people of Illinois and, as a result, increase revenue from the renewable resource of tourism and economic development, (3) continuing to review all programs, policies, procedures, and initiatives of the departments, agencies, bureaus, and commissions to determine whether recommendations and resulting legislation are achieving the desired positive economic development effect and making new recommendations as necessary, and (4) filing an annual report with the General Assembly with the findings and recommendations of the task force. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Brady
  2/14/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  3/5/2008SenateAssigned to Revenue
  3/13/2008SenateDo Pass Revenue; 008-000-000
  3/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 1, 2008
  4/1/2008SenateSecond Reading
  4/1/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 2, 2008
  4/16/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/17/2008HouseArrived in House
  4/17/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/5/2008HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/5/2008HouseFirst Reading
  5/5/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/21/2008HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/21/2008HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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