2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 505 - AGRICULTURE
505 ILCS 57/ - Illinois Family Farmer Support Act.

(505 ILCS 57/1)
Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Illinois Family Farmer Support Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-191, eff. 7-20-99.)


(505 ILCS 57/5)
Sec. 5. Family farmer. "Family farmer" means an individual who is a resident of Illinois and owns or leases land in Illinois that is used as a farm as that term is defined in Section 1-60 of the Property Tax Code.
(Source: P.A. 91-191, eff. 7-20-99.)


(505 ILCS 57/10)
Sec. 10. Cooperative Development Board. The Cooperative Extension Service of the College of Agriculture of the University of Illinois shall create a Cooperative Development Board. Subject to appropriation, the Board shall establish, assist, and enhance the development of local and regional agricultural institutions, such as, but not limited to, cooperatives, other ownership structures, contractual arrangements, and information systems to provide support to Illinois family farmers.
(Source: P.A. 91-191, eff. 7-20-99.)


(505 ILCS 57/99)
Sec. 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.
(Source: P.A. 91-191, eff. 7-20-99.)


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