100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall
establish a Networking for Success Program. Provides that the program shall
assist small to mid-sized businesses in strategic market research,
geographic information systems, web design and search engine optimization,
and social media marketing. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 605-1020 as follows:
(20 ILCS 605/605-1020 new)
Networking for Success Program.
(a) Subject to appropriation, the Department shall
establish a Networking for Success Program. The program shall
be designed to assist small to mid-sized businesses in the
(1) strategic market research;
(2) geographic information systems;
(3) web design and search engine optimization; and
(4) social media marketing.
(b) The Department may enter into partnerships with
non-profit business consulting firms to facilitate all or part
of the Program.
(c) The Department shall submit a report to the Governor
and the General Assembly no later than December 31, 2018 on the
effectiveness of the Program. That report shall contain a
recommendation on whether or not to continue the Program.