Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Micro-Enterprise and Self-Employment Assistance Act.
Creates an 11-member Micro-Enterprise Assistance Council within the
Department of Commerce and Community Affairs and specifies the manner
in which the members shall be appointed. Provides that the Council
shall develop initiatives to promote micro-enterprise and
self-employment as alternatives to welfare and traditional wage-labor
employment. The Department, with the advice and assistance of the
Council, shall establish an Internet-based resource guide to assist in
the development of small businesses and shall conduct a study of the
availability of credit sources for very small businesses and shall
promote their expansion. The Act is repealed on December 31, 2004.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that one of the members of the 11-member
Micro-Enterprise Assistance Council shall be the chair of the Illinois
State Micro-Enterprise Initiative or his or her designee.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: 99-11-18
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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