Rep. Adam Brown

Filed: 3/30/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3241 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil
5Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding Section
6205-455 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 205/205-455 new)
8    Sec. 205-455. Department website. To maximize the economic
9development of the State's agricultural industry, the
10Department of Agriculture's Internet website, subject to
11appropriation for that purpose, shall include pages that allow
12individuals to request information from the Department and to
13ascertain what available services offered by the Department may
14be utilized for an individual's agricultural operation.
15Department personnel, through the website, shall assist in
16providing farming operations and agricultural businesses, both



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1large and small, with customized government assistance in an
2expedited fashion. The website shall allow farmers to provide
3information on their operations and goals, and it shall allow
4farmers to explain what they would like the Department to do to
5assist them in their efforts.".