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Public Act 100-0110


 

Public Act 0110 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 100-0110
 
HB2995 EnrolledLRB100 09361 SLF 19523 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    (20 ILCS 5/5-530 rep.)
    Section 5. The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by repealing Section 5-530.
 
    Section 10. The Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil
Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing Section
205-40 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 205/205-40)  (was 20 ILCS 205/40.31)
    Sec. 205-40. Export consulting service and standards. The
Department, in cooperation with the Department of Commerce and
Economic Opportunity and the Agricultural Export Advisory
Committee, shall (1) provide a consulting service to those who
desire to export farm products, commodities, and supplies and
guide them in their efforts to improve trade relations; (2)
cooperate with agencies and instrumentalities of the federal
government to develop export grade standards for farm products,
commodities, and supplies produced in Illinois and adopt
reasonable rules and regulations to ensure that exports of
those products, commodities, and supplies comply with those
standards; (3) upon request and after inspection of any such
farm product, commodity, or supplies, certify compliance or
noncompliance with those standards; (4) provide an
informational program to existing and potential foreign
importers of farm products, commodities, and supplies; (5)
qualify for U. S. Department of Agriculture matching funds for
overseas promotion of farm products, commodities, and supplies
according to the federal requirements regarding State
expenditures that are eligible for matching funds; and (6)
provide a consulting service to persons who desire to export
processed or value-added agricultural products and assist
those persons in ascertaining legal and regulatory
restrictions and market preferences that affect the sale of
value-added agricultural products in foreign markets.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)
 
    Section 15. The Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 is
amended by changing Section 28 as follows:
 
    (230 ILCS 5/28)  (from Ch. 8, par. 37-28)
    Sec. 28. Except as provided in subsection (g) of Section 27
of this Act, moneys collected shall be distributed according to
the provisions of this Section 28.
    (a) Thirty per cent of the total of all monies received by
the State as privilege taxes shall be paid into the
Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building Fund in
the State Treasury.
    (b) In addition, 4.5% of the total of all monies received
by the State as privilege taxes shall be paid into the State
treasury into a special Fund to be known as the Metropolitan
Exposition, Auditorium, and Office Building Fund.
    (c) Fifty per cent of the total of all monies received by
the State as privilege taxes under the provisions of this Act
shall be paid into the Agricultural Premium Fund.
    (d) Seven per cent of the total of all monies received by
the State as privilege taxes shall be paid into the Fair and
Exposition Fund in the State treasury; provided, however, that
when all bonds issued prior to July 1, 1984 by the Metropolitan
Fair and Exposition Authority shall have been paid or payment
shall have been provided for upon a refunding of those bonds,
thereafter 1/12 of $1,665,662 of such monies shall be paid each
month into the Build Illinois Fund, and the remainder into the
Fair and Exposition Fund. All excess monies shall be allocated
to the Department of Agriculture for distribution to county
fairs for premiums and rehabilitation as set forth in the
Agricultural Fair Act.
    (e) The monies provided for in Section 30 shall be paid
into the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders Fund.
    (f) The monies provided for in Section 31 shall be paid
into the Illinois Standardbred Breeders Fund.
    (g) Until January 1, 2000, that part representing 1/2 of
the total breakage in Thoroughbred, Harness, Appaloosa,
Arabian, and Quarter Horse racing in the State shall be paid
into the Illinois Race Track Improvement Fund as established in
Section 32.
    (h) All other monies received by the Board under this Act
shall be paid into the Horse Racing Fund.
    (i) The salaries of the Board members, secretary, stewards,
directors of mutuels, veterinarians, representatives,
accountants, clerks, stenographers, inspectors and other
employees of the Board, and all expenses of the Board incident
to the administration of this Act, including, but not limited
to, all expenses and salaries incident to the taking of saliva
and urine samples in accordance with the rules and regulations
of the Board shall be paid out of the Agricultural Premium
Fund.
    (j) The Agricultural Premium Fund shall also be used:
        (1) for the expenses of operating the Illinois State
    Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair, including the payment of
    prize money or premiums;
        (2) for the distribution to county fairs, vocational
    agriculture section fairs, agricultural societies, and
    agricultural extension clubs in accordance with the
    Agricultural Fair Act, as amended;
        (3) for payment of prize monies and premiums awarded
    and for expenses incurred in connection with the
    International Livestock Exposition and the Mid-Continent
    Livestock Exposition held in Illinois, which premiums, and
    awards must be approved, and paid by the Illinois
    Department of Agriculture;
        (4) for personal service of county agricultural
    advisors and county home advisors;
        (5) for distribution to agricultural home economic
    extension councils in accordance with "An Act in relation
    to additional support and finance for the Agricultural and
    Home Economic Extension Councils in the several counties in
    this State and making an appropriation therefor", approved
    July 24, 1967, as amended;
        (6) for research on equine disease, including a
    development center therefor;
        (7) for training scholarships for study on equine
    diseases to students at the University of Illinois College
    of Veterinary Medicine;
        (8) for the rehabilitation, repair and maintenance of
    the Illinois and DuQuoin State Fair Grounds and the
    structures and facilities thereon and the construction of
    permanent improvements on such Fair Grounds, including
    such structures, facilities and property located on such
    State Fair Grounds which are under the custody and control
    of the Department of Agriculture;
        (9) (blank); for the expenses of the Department of
    Agriculture under Section 5-530 of the Departments of State
    Government Law (20 ILCS 5/5-530);
        (10) for the expenses of the Department of Commerce and
    Economic Opportunity under Sections 605-620, 605-625, and
    605-630 of the Department of Commerce and Economic
    Opportunity Law (20 ILCS 605/605-620, 605/605-625, and
    605/605-630);
        (11) for remodeling, expanding, and reconstructing
    facilities destroyed by fire of any Fair and Exposition
    Authority in counties with a population of 1,000,000 or
    more inhabitants;
        (12) for the purpose of assisting in the care and
    general rehabilitation of veterans with disabilities of
    any war and their surviving spouses and orphans;
        (13) for expenses of the Department of State Police for
    duties performed under this Act;
        (14) for the Department of Agriculture for soil surveys
    and soil and water conservation purposes;
        (15) for the Department of Agriculture for grants to
    the City of Chicago for conducting the Chicagofest;
        (16) for the State Comptroller for grants and operating
    expenses authorized by the Illinois Global Partnership
    Act.
    (k) To the extent that monies paid by the Board to the
Agricultural Premium Fund are in the opinion of the Governor in
excess of the amount necessary for the purposes herein stated,
the Governor shall notify the Comptroller and the State
Treasurer of such fact, who, upon receipt of such notification,
shall transfer such excess monies from the Agricultural Premium
Fund to the General Revenue Fund.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/15/2017