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Public Act 91-0717

HB2885 Enrolled                               LRB9107327DHmgA

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

    Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section  5.  The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by changing Section 205-15 as follows:

    (20 ILCS 205/205-15) (was 20 ILCS 205/40.7 and 205/40.8)
    Sec. 205-15.  Promotional activities.
    (a)  The  Department  has  the  power  to  encourage  and
promote,  in  every  practicable  manner,  the  interests  of
agriculture, including horticulture, the livestock  industry,
dairying,  cheese making, poultry, bee keeping, forestry, the
production of wool, and all  other  allied  industries.    In
furtherance  of  the duties set forth in this subsection (a),
the Department may establish trust funds and bank accounts in
adequately protected financial institutions  to  receive  and
disburse monies in connection with the conduct of food shows,
food   expositions,   trade   shows,  and  other  promotional
activities and to sell  at  cost,  to  qualified  applicants,
signs designating farms that have been owned for 100 years or
more or 150 years or more by lineal or collateral descendants
of the same family as "Centennial Farms" or "Sesquicentennial
Farms",   respectively.    The   Department   shall   provide
applications for the signs, which shall be submitted with the
required   fee.   "Centennial  Farms"  and  "Sesquicentennial
Farms" signs shall not contain within their design the  name,
picture,  or other likeness of any elected public official or
any appointed public official.
    (b)  The Department has the  power  to  promote  improved
methods  of  conducting  the  several industries described in
subsection (a) with a view to increasing the  production  and

facilitating the distribution thereof at the least cost.
(Source: P.A. 90-598, eff. 1-1-99; 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

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

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