91st General Assembly
Summary of SB0997
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Short description: 
GRAPE-WINE FUND-FUND STRUCTURE                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Promotion Act and the Liquor Control  Act  of      
   1934.    Deletes   provisions  transferring  money  from  the  Tourism      
   Promotion Fund to the Grape and Wine Resources Fund.  Provides that  a      
   portion  of  the  excise tax collected on wine shall be deposited into      
   the Grape and Wine Resources Fund.                                          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          235 ILCS 5/12-3                                                      
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          235 ILCS 5/12-4 new                                                  
          235 ILCS 5/12-3 rep.                                                 
        Deletes provisions earmarking a portion of the  wine  excise  tax      
   for the Grape and Wine Resources Council. Provides instead for an           
   annual transfer of $500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the            
   Grape and Wine Resources Fund, to be used for a grant to the Council        
   for its operations and expenses.  Sunsets this funding after 5 years,       
   and directs the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs to re-         
   commend whether it should be continued. Effective July 1, 1999.             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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