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Full Text of HB6030  96th General Assembly




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1     AN ACT concerning finance.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Department of Commerce and Economic
5 Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6 amended by adding Section 605-524 as follows:
7     (20 ILCS 605/605-524 new)
8     Sec. 605-524. Green manufacturing grant program.
9     (a) The Department shall administer the Green
10 Manufacturing Grant Fund, a special fund in the State treasury,
11 to make grants, subject to appropriation, to manufacturers with
12 500 or fewer employees toward the cost of capital equipment
13 that will reduce environmental impact and achieve cost savings.
14     (b) The Department shall make grants only for projects that
15 meet guidelines established by the Department by rule. In
16 establishing those guidelines, the Department shall consult
17 recognized standards and guidelines for green manufacturing.
18     (c) The funds may be used for the following purposes:
19         (1) improving air quality and reducing emissions and
20     pollution;
21         (2) reducing solid waste disposal in landfills and
22     disposal costs;
23         (3) reducing water use, effluent disposal, and



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1     associated costs;
2         (4) reusing, recovering, and recycling waste materials
3     or removing toxic materials from products; and
4         (5) developing, expanding, or retooling a
5     manufacturing facility to produce renewable energy or
6     energy efficiency products or components.
7     (d) Grants made under this Section must not exceed $250,000
8 per manufacturer.
9     (e) The Department shall adopt any rules necessary to
10 implement and operate this program.
11     Section 10. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
12 Section 5.755 as follows:
13     (30 ILCS 105/5.755 new)
14     Sec. 5.755. The Green Manufacturing Grant Fund.