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      20 ILCS 205/40.7b new
          Amends  the  Civil  Administrative  Code   of   Illinois.
      Authorizes  the  Department of Agriculture to award grants to
      nonprofit organizations for the promotion of Junior Livestock
      Association shows organized or  sponsored  by  the  nonprofit
      organizations at the Illinois State Fair or the DuQuoin State
HB3068 Enrolled                                LRB9010786JMmb
 1        AN ACT to amend the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
 2    by adding Section 40.7b.
 3        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:
 5        Section 5.  The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois  is
 6    amended by adding Section 40.7b as follows:
 7        (20 ILCS 205/40.7b new)
 8        Sec. 40.7b.  Livestock show promotion grants.  To develop
 9    and  implement a program of grants to promote National Junior
10    Livestock Association production livestock  shows  that  have
11    been  approved by the Department and are scheduled to be held
12    at the Illinois State Fair or the DuQuoin State Fair.   Grant
13    applicants  must  be nonprofit organizations that organize or
14    sponsor the shows and must submit  information  requested  by
15    the Department to verify their nonprofit nature and financial
16    condition.
17        Criteria  for awarding grants shall include, but need not
18    be limited to, the following: (i) the  length  of  the  show;
19    (ii) the estimated proceeds of the show;  (iii) the number of
20    entries in the show; and (iv) the economic impact of the show
21    upon the State.
22        Grants  shall be awarded from funds appropriated for this
23    purpose to a maximum of $100,000 per fiscal year.  Any number
24    of grants may be awarded, but  no  single  grant  may  exceed
25    $25,000  and  no  more  than one grant may be awarded for the
26    promotion of one show.

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