COVID19 March 30 Update

ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020 COVID 19 Disruption Monday, March 30, 2020   Illinois Liquor Control Commission: Dispelling of Rumor: Today the ILCC issued a statement regarding alcohol sales in Illinois. “Alcohol sales will continue throughout (and beyond) the Governor’s Emergency Declaration”.  Chima Enyia, Executive Director, Illinois Liquor Control Commission.   Stay-At-Home Timeline: President…

COVID19 March 27 ILBA MEMBER UPDATE

ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE MARCH 27, 2020 COVID 19 Disruption Friday, March 27, 2020   Revision, as of 3/26/2020 – State clarifies:  No Golf State officials have reversed their decision and now prohibit golf courses from opening.  Golf course maintenance is permitted, along with carry-out food service.   Rep. Meier: Bars, Restaurants, and Hotels Impacted by…

MARCH 26 COVID19 ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE

ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE COVID 19 Disruption Thursday, March 26, 2020 Revision, as of 3/24/2020 – Golf Courses can be Open: Subject to the following conditions as determined by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. If a golf course opens, the clubhouse must remain closed, it may not provide food or beverage service, including…

MARCH 25 COVID19 ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE

ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE COVID 19 Disruption Wednesday, March 25, 2020 More Than $90 Million In Emergency Assistance Available for Small Businesses On March 25, Gov. Pritzker announced a new package of emergency assistance programs for small businesses. Illinois businesses will be able to apply to these programs on the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity…

MARCH 24 COVID19 ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE

ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE COVID 19 Disruption Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1) Federal Updates: Federal Relief Legislation – The Senate has voted twice – Sunday and Monday – to advance COVID-19 relief legislation but has failed secure enough votes to proceed.  As negotiations continue in the Senate, House Democrats have released their own $2.5 trillion counteroffer. …

MARCH 23 INSPIRATIONAL LETTER FROM THE ILBA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Illinois Licensed Beverage Association Members, We are a few days into the stay-at-home Executive Order announced at the close of last week, and yet each passing day brings more unwelcome news: the number of Coronavirus cases in the state and country continues to rise. Our society’s main weapon against the virus at this time–social distancing–is…

MARCH 20 COVID19 ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE

ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE COVID 19 Disruption Friday, March 20, 2020 I) EXECUTIVE ORDER: GOVERNOR J.B. PRITZKER issued today a “stay-at-home” Executive Order A stay-at-home Executive Order is effective Saturday night, 3/21/2020 beginning at 5pm and continues through midnight Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Essential services such as, medical facilities/services, grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, banks, plumbers,…

MARCH 19 COVID19 ILBA INFORMATION UPDATE

Illinois Licensed Beverage Association, The ILBA has been requesting policy changes with the Illinois Liquor Control Commission pertaining to the COVID 19 disruption.  Please go to the Illinois Liquor Control web site www.ilcc.gov and read these two updates under Urgent – Important Information. COVID – 19 Related Action: Guidance of Product Return COVID – 19 Related Action:…