Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 20 ILCS 608/10
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
There is created an Office of Business Permits and Regulatory Assistance (hereinafter referred to as “office”) within the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs (now Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity) which shall consolidate existing programs throughout State government, provide assistance to businesses with fewer than 500 employees in meeting State requirements for doing business and perform other functions specified in this Act. By March 1, 1994, the office shall complete and file with the Governor and the General Assembly a plan for the implementation of this Act. Thereafter, the office shall carry out the provisions of this Act, subject to funding through appropriation.