(20 ILCS 3965/2) (from Ch. 127, par. 3952)
    Sec. 2. The Illinois Economic Development Board, referred to in this Act as the board, is hereby created within the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The board is charged with the responsibility of assisting the Department with creating a long-term economic development strategy for the State, designed to spur economic growth, enhance opportunities for core Illinois industries, encourage new job creation and investment, that is consistent with the preservation of the State's quality of life and environment.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)