Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall establish a Networking for Success Program. Provides that the program shall assist small to mid-sized businesses in strategic market research, geographic information systems, web design and search engine optimization, and social media marketing. Effective immediately.
Governor Amendatory Veto Message Recommends providing that the Networking for Success Program shall be designed to assist small to mid-sized businesses owned by minorities, females, or people with disabilities (rather than small to mid-sized businesses without any limitation on ownership).