Public Act 094-0598
HB0361 Enrolled LRB094 02483 BDD 32484 b

    AN ACT concerning economic development.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 605-685 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 605/605-685 new)
    Sec. 605-685. Business park certification program.
    (a) The Department may, subject to appropriation,
establish and maintain a program devoted to encouraging the
rapid establishment of businesses and employers in business
parks by developing standards for the development, location,
and maintenance of business parks in the State and by
certifying business parks that meet or exceed those standards.
    (b) The Department may, subject to appropriation,
advertise the program to encourage business park certification
and business development and location in certified business
    (c) The Department must adopt rules to administer the
provisions of this Section.
    (d) A business park that meets the Department's
certification standards and that was established before the
effective date of this amendatory Act may receive certification
under the program.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
1, 2006.

Effective Date: 1/1/2006