Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Authorizes the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to establish a business ownership grant and loan program for unemployed individuals. Specifies the purposes for which grant funds may be used. Effective January 1, 2011.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act to create the following tax checkoffs: the Illinois Route 66 checkoff, the Habitat for Humanity Fund checkoff, the State parks checkoff, and the disabled veterans property tax relief checkoff. Amends the State Finance Act to create the associated funds. Effective immediately.