(20 ILCS 715/20)
State development assistance disclosure.
(a) Beginning February 1, 2005 and each year thereafter, every State
granting body shall submit to the Department copies of all development
assistance agreements that it approved in the prior calendar year.
(b) For each development assistance agreement for which the date of
assistance has occurred in the prior calendar year, each recipient shall
submit to the Department a progress report. A recipient of multiple development assistance agreements in the same award year and for a single project site may file a consolidated progress report if the applicant's base number of employees and number of jobs to be created and retained as stated in the multiple development assistance agreements or applications are the same. A progress report shall include, but not be
limited to, the following:
(1) Each application tracking number.
(2) The office mailing address, telephone number, and
the name of the chief officer of the granting body.
(3) The office mailing address, telephone number,
4-digit SIC number or successor number, and the name of the chief officer of the applicant or authorized designee for the specific project site for which the development assistance was approved by the State granting body.
(4) The type of development assistance program and
value of assistance that was approved by the State granting body.
(5) The applicant's total number of employees at the
specific project site on the date that the application was submitted to the State granting body and the applicant's total number of employees at the specific project site on the date of the report, including the number of full-time, permanent jobs, the number of part-time jobs, and the number of temporary jobs, and a computation of the gain or loss of jobs in each category.
(6) The number of new employees and retained
employees the applicant stated in its development assistance agreement, if any, if not, then in its application, would be created by the development assistance broken down by full-time, permanent, part-time, and temporary.
(7) A declaration of whether the recipient is in
compliance with each development assistance agreement.
(8) A detailed list of the occupation or job
classifications and number of new employees or retained employees to be hired in full-time, permanent jobs, a schedule of anticipated starting dates of the new hires and the actual average wage by occupation or job classification and total payroll to be created as a result of the development assistance.
(9) A narrative, if necessary, describing how the
recipient's use of the development assistance during the reporting year has reduced employment at any site in Illinois.
(10) A certification by the chief officer of the
applicant or his or her authorized designee that the information in the progress report contains no knowing misrepresentation of material facts upon which eligibility for development assistance is based.
(11) Any other information the Department shall deem
necessary to ensure compliance with a development assistance program.
(c) The State granting body, or a successor agency,
shall have full
authority to verify information contained in the recipient's progress report,
including the authority to
inspect the specific project site and
inspect the records of the recipient that are subject to the development
(d) By June 1, 2005 and by June 1 of each year thereafter, the
Department shall compile
and publish all data in all of the progress reports in
both written and electronic form.
(e) If a recipient of development assistance fails to comply with
subsection (b) of this Section, the Department shall, within 20 working days
deadlines set forth in (i) the legislation authorizing, (ii) the
administrative rules implementing, or
(iii) specific provisions in development assistance agreements pertaining to
the development assistance programs, suspend within 33 working days any current
assistance to the
recipient under its control, and shall be prohibited from completing any
current or providing any
future development assistance until it receives proof that the recipient has
come into compliance
with the requirements of subsection (b) of this Section.
(f) The Department shall have the discretion to modify the information
in the progress report required under subsection (b) consistent with the
of this Section for any grants under the Industrial Training Program that are
not given as
an incentive to a recipient business organization.
(Source: P.A. 96-1429, eff. 1-1-11.)