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HB2885 Enrolled                               LRB9107327DHmgA

 1        AN ACT to amend the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
 2    by changing Section 205-15.

 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 changing Section 205-15 as follows:

 7        (20 ILCS 205/205-15) (was 20 ILCS 205/40.7 and 205/40.8)
 8        Sec. 205-15.  Promotional activities.
 9        (a)  The  Department  has  the  power  to  encourage  and
10    promote,  in  every  practicable  manner,  the  interests  of
11    agriculture, including horticulture, the livestock  industry,
12    dairying,  cheese making, poultry, bee keeping, forestry, the
13    production of wool, and all  other  allied  industries.    In
14    furtherance  of  the duties set forth in this subsection (a),
15    the Department may establish trust funds and bank accounts in
16    adequately protected financial institutions  to  receive  and
17    disburse monies in connection with the conduct of food shows,
18    food   expositions,   trade   shows,  and  other  promotional
19    activities and to sell  at  cost,  to  qualified  applicants,
20    signs designating farms that have been owned for 100 years or
21    more or 150 years or more by lineal or collateral descendants
22    of the same family as "Centennial Farms" or "Sesquicentennial
23    Farms",   respectively.    The   Department   shall   provide
24    applications for the signs, which shall be submitted with the
25    required   fee.   "Centennial  Farms"  and  "Sesquicentennial
26    Farms" signs shall not contain within their design the  name,
27    picture,  or other likeness of any elected public official or
28    any appointed public official.
29        (b)  The Department has the  power  to  promote  improved
30    methods  of  conducting  the  several industries described in
31    subsection (a) with a view to increasing the  production  and
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 1    facilitating the distribution thereof at the least cost.
 2    (Source: P.A. 90-598, eff. 1-1-99; 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

 3        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
 4    becoming law.

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