§ 20 ILCS 608/1 Short title
§ 20 ILCS 608/5 Goal
§ 20 ILCS 608/10 Executive Office
§ 20 ILCS 608/15 Providing Information and Expediting Permit Reviews
§ 20 ILCS 608/20 Review of rules and regulations; reporting

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 20 ILCS 608 - Business Assistance and Regulatory Reform Act

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute takes effect; and the word "hereafter" at any time after such day. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.17
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Units of local government: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.28