FARM CRISIS TASK FORCE-TRADE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Farm Crisis Task Force to address the
viability of the Chicago Board of Trade to act as a sincere means of
marketing Illinois' agricultural commodities, to look into
consolidations and monopolies of companies selling inputs into the
agricultural economy, and to look into consolidations and monopolies
in the marketing of agricultural outputs. A report shall be submitted
to the General Assembly on or before the first day scheduled for the
House of Representatives to convene for the fall veto session in 2000.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Includes a representative from the Farmers Union, appointed by
the Governor, as a non-voting member of the Task Force.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Removes, as one of the objectives of the Farm Crisis Task Force,
addressing the viability of the Chicago Board of Trade to act as a
sincere means of marketing Illinois' agricultural commodities.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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