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 Bill Status of HB4990  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  TOURISM PROMOTION-GRANTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo - Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Kwame Raoul, Steven M. Landek, Dave Syverson and Neil Anderson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/15/2018HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 665/8b


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that grants from the Tourism Promotion Fund awarded to a unit of local government, municipal convention center, or convention center authority may be made by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity from appropriations for those purposes for any fiscal year, without regard to the fact that the qualification or obligation may have occurred in a prior fiscal year. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall submit a report on the effectiveness of the program no later than January 1, 2022 (currently, January 1, 2020). Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Illinois Promotion Act to provide that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may make grants from the Tourism Promotion Fund until July 1, 2022 (currently, July 1, 2020). Makes corresponding changes concerning certifications by units of local government, municipal convention centers, and convention center authorities.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill, and further amends the Illinois Promotion Act to provide that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may make grants from the Tourism Promotion Fund until July 1, 2022 (currently, July 1, 2020). Provides that a report by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity concerning convention center and sports facility grants must be provided electronically. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2018HouseAssigned to Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee
  4/5/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/5/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee; 009-000-000
  4/9/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Industries Committee; 009-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/17/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/18/2018HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/18/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 094-014-000
  4/19/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/23/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/23/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Commerce and Economic Development
  5/2/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  5/10/2018SenateDo Pass Commerce and Economic Development; 009-000-000
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2018
  5/16/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2018
  5/17/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/17/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  5/17/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  5/18/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  6/15/2018HouseSent to the Governor

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