Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Residential and Economic Redlining Task Force Act. Creates the Residential and Economic Redlining Task Force. Provides that the task force shall (1) prepare a report evaluating the current State laws and rules designed to curb residential and economic redlining, and (2) provide recommendations to the General Assembly as to whether further legislation is needed to address the problems of residential and economic redlining in this State. Contains a repealer provision.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Equal Economic Opportunity Task Force Act. Creates the Equal Economic Opportunity Task Force. Sets forth the membership of the task force. Provides that the task force shall examine: (1) barriers to economic opportunity in economically depressed communities; (2) issues discouraging local investment and business development; (3) local community concerns; and (4) current economic conditions, and shall establish a comprehensive economic development policy for small, medium, and large businesses. Provides that the task force shall submit a report to the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2017. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2018.