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90_HJ0012 LRB9004155KBkb 1 HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, Legislation has been proposed in the United 3 States Congress to extend the boundaries of the Illinois and 4 Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor from Harlem Avenue 5 to Lake Michigan; and 6 WHEREAS, The proposed legislation will not impose any new 7 regulations on the area in question nor require additional 8 federal funding; and 9 WHEREAS, The proposed legislation will create eligibility 10 for businesses within the corridor to participate in the 11 revolving loan fund sponsored by the Illinois and Michigan 12 Canal Federal Commission; and 13 WHEREAS, The extension of the National Heritage 14 Corridor's boundaries into Chicago will result in an increase 15 of tourism in the Chicago area and will afford federal 16 protection to Illinois and Michigan Canal lands; and 17 WHEREAS, The extension of the corridor boundaries into 18 Chicago will ultimately create an economic and ecological 19 corridor of great significance; therefore, be it 20 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 21 NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE 22 SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that we urge the passage of federal 23 legislation which extends the boundaries of the Illinois and 24 Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor from Harlem Avenue 25 to Lake Michigan; and be it further 26 RESOLVED, That suitable copies of this resolution be 27 presented to the President pro tempore of the United States 28 Senate, the Speaker of the United States House of 29 Representatives, and to each member of the Illinois 30 Congressional Delegation.
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