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Full Text of HB0571  96th General Assembly


Rep. Rosemary Mulligan

Filed: 4/1/2009





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 571 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5 Federal Stimulus Tracking Act.
6     Section 5. Federal stimulus tracking.
7     (a) The Governor's Office, or a designated State agency,
8 shall track and report by means of a monthly report the State's
9 spending of the federal stimulus moneys provided pursuant to
10 the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
11     (b) Each monthly report shall list the amount of the
12 State's federal stimulus spending, by category, based on
13 available federal and State data. The reports may also list any
14 required matching funds required by the State to be eligible
15 for federal stimulus funding. The reports may make
16 recommendations (i) concerning ways for Illinois to maximize



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1 its share of federal stimulus spending or (ii) suggesting
2 changes to Illinois law that could help to maximize its share
3 of federal stimulus spending. A final report compiling data
4 from the monthly reports shall be available online at the
5 conclusion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
6 program or by December 31, 2014, whichever occurs first.
7     (c) The reports shall be available on a State of Illinois
8 website and filed with the Speaker and Minority Leader of the
9 House and the President and Minority Leader of the Senate.
10     (d) The General Assembly may by resolution request that
11 specific data, findings, or analyses be included in a monthly
12 report. The Commission on Government Forecasting and
13 Accountability shall provide the Governor's Office technical,
14 analytical, and substantive assistance in preparing the
15 requested data, findings, or analyses.
16     (e) This Act is repealed on January 1, 2015.
17     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18 becoming law.".