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Full Text of HB3094  102nd General Assembly

HB3094 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB3094

 

Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Sonya M. Harper

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
20 ILCS 605/605-220 new

    Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that it shall be the duty of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to determine and designate disproportionately impacted areas for the purpose of the allocation of State services and for any other purpose which may be provided for under Illinois law. Provides the criteria by which the Department shall determine disproportionately impacted areas.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Department of Commerce and Economic
5Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
6is amended by adding Section 605-220 as follows:
 
7    (20 ILCS 605/605-220 new)
8    Sec. 605-220. Disproportionately impacted areas.
9    (a) It shall be the duty of the Department to determine and
10designate disproportionately impacted areas for the purpose of
11the allocation of State services and for any other purpose
12which may be provided for under Illinois law.
13    (b) The Department shall designate an area as a
14disproportionately impacted area when such area meets at least
15one of the following criteria:
16        (1) the area has a poverty rate of at least 20%
17    according to the latest federal decennial census;
18        (2) 75% or more of the children in the area
19    participate in the federal free lunch program according to
20    reported statistics from the State Board of Education;
21        (3) at least 20% of the households in the area receive
22    assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
23    Program; or

 

 

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1        (4) the area has an average unemployment rate, as
2    determined by the Illinois Department of Employment
3    Security, that is more than 120% of the national
4    unemployment average, as determined by the United States
5    Department of Labor, for a period of at least 2
6    consecutive calendar years.