91st General Assembly
Summary of SB0786
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MICRO-ENTERPRISE-SELF EMPLYMNT                                             

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   The Act is repealed on December 31, 2004.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
        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

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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