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92_HB0625eng HB0625 Engrossed LRB9203881MWpk 1 AN ACT in relation to bonds. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The General Obligation Bond Act is amended by 5 changing Section 2 and adding Section 7.5 as follows: 6 (30 ILCS 330/2) (from Ch. 127, par. 652) 7 Sec. 2. Authorization for Bonds. The State of Illinois 8 is authorized to issue, sell and provide for the retirement 9 of General Obligation Bonds of the State of Illinois for the 10 categories and specific purposes expressed in Sections 2 11 through 8 of this Act, in the total amount of $14,207,632,592 12
$14,197,632,592. 13 The bonds authorized in this Section 2 and in Section 16 14 of this Act are herein called "Bonds". 15 Of the total amount of Bonds authorized in this Act, up 16 to $2,200,000,000 in aggregate original principal amount may 17 be issued and sold in accordance with the Baccalaureate 18 Savings Act in the form of General Obligation College Savings 19 Bonds. 20 Of the total amount of Bonds authorized in this Act, up 21 to $300,000,000 in aggregate original principal amount may be 22 issued and sold in accordance with the Retirement Savings Act 23 in the form of General Obligation Retirement Savings Bonds. 24 The issuance and sale of Bonds pursuant to the General 25 Obligation Bond Act is an economical and efficient method of 26 financing the capital needs of the State. This Act will 27 permit the issuance of a multi-purpose General Obligation 28 Bond with uniform terms and features. This will not only 29 lower the cost of registration but also reduce the overall 30 cost of issuing debt by improving the marketability of 31 Illinois General Obligation Bonds. HB0625 Engrossed -2- LRB9203881MWpk 1 (Source: P.A. 90-1, eff. 2-20-97; 90-8, eff. 12-8-97; 90-549, 2 eff. 12-8-97; 90-586, eff. 6-4-98; 91-39, eff. 6-15-99; 3 91-53, eff 6-30-99; 91-710, eff. 5-17-00.) 4 (30 ILCS 330/7.5 new) 5 Sec. 7.5. Civic center repair. The amount of 6 $10,000,000 is authorized to be used by the Department of 7 Commerce and Community Affairs for grants to civic center 8 authorities created under the Civic Center Code for the 9 maintenance and repair of civic centers. Civic center 10 authorities may apply to the Department for the grants. The 11 Department shall, by rule, set requirements for the 12 applications and the criteria for awarding the grants. 13 Preference shall be given to the maintenance and repair of 14 the original facilities of the civic center authority. 15 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 16 becoming law.
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