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Full Text of HB1272  98th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
5adding Section 175 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 490/175 new)
7    Sec. 175. Eat Local, Buy Illinois Products Day. The first
8Saturday of each month is designated as Eat Local, Buy Illinois
9Products Day to promote local food initiatives, Illinois
10agribusiness, and to encourage residents to re-invest in the
11local economy. The Department of Agriculture's Illinois
12Product Logo Program shall assist in increasing awareness and
13sales of Illinois food and agribusiness products.
14    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
15becoming law.