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Full Text of SB2009  96th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Public University Energy Conservation Act is
5 amended by changing Section 5-10 as follows:
6     (110 ILCS 62/5-10)
7     Sec. 5-10. Energy conservation measure.
8     (a) "Energy conservation measure" means any improvement,
9 repair, alteration, or betterment of any building or facility,
10 subject to all applicable building codes, owned or operated by
11 a public university or any equipment, fixture, or furnishing to
12 be added to or used in any such building or facility that is
13 designed to reduce energy consumption or operating costs, and
14 may include, without limitation, one or more of the following:
15         (1) Insulation of the building structure or systems
16     within the building.
17         (2) Storm windows or doors, caulking or
18     weatherstripping, multiglazed windows or doors, heat
19     absorbing or heat reflective glazed and coated window or
20     door systems, additional glazing, reductions in glass
21     area, or other window and door system modifications that
22     reduce energy consumption.
23         (3) Automated or computerized energy control systems.



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1         (4) Heating, ventilating, or air conditioning system
2     modifications or replacements.
3         (5) Replacement or modification of lighting fixtures
4     to increase the energy efficiency of the lighting system
5     without increasing the overall illumination of a facility,
6     unless an increase in illumination is necessary to conform
7     to the applicable State or local building code for the
8     lighting system after the proposed modifications are made.
9         (6) Energy recovery systems.
10         (7) Energy conservation measures that provide
11     long-term operating cost reductions.
12     (b) From the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
13 96th General Assembly until January 1, 2015, "energy
14 conservation measure" includes a renewable energy center pilot
15 project at Eastern Illinois University, provided that:
16         (1) the University signs a partnership contract with a
17     qualified energy conservation measure provider as provided
18     in this Act;
19         (2) the University has responsibility for the
20     qualified provider's actions with regard to applicable
21     laws;
22         (3) the University obtains a performance bond in
23     accordance with this Act;
24         (4) the University and the qualified provider follow
25     all aspects of the Prevailing Wage Act as provided by this
26     Act;



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1         (5) the University and the qualified provider use an
2     approved list of firms from the Capital Development Board
3     (CDB), unless the University requires services that are not
4     typically performed by the firms on CDB's list;
5         (6) the University provides monthly progress reports
6     to the Procurement Policy Board, and the University allows
7     a representative from CDB to monitor the project, provided
8     that such involvement is at no cost to the University;
9         (7) the University requires the qualified provider to
10     follow the provisions of the Business Enterprise for
11     Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act and
12     the Public Works Employment Discrimination Act as provided
13     in this Act;
14         (8) the University agrees to award new building
15     construction work to a responsible bidder, as defined in
16     Section 30-22 of the Illinois Procurement Code;
17         (9) the University includes in its contract with the
18     qualified provider a requirement that the qualified
19     provider name the sub-contractors that it will use, and the
20     qualified provider may not change these without the
21     University's written approval;
22         (10) the University follows, to the extent possible,
23     the Design-Build Procurement Act for construction of the
24     project, taking into consideration the current status of
25     the project; for purposes of this Act, the definition of
26     "State construction agency" in the Design-Build



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1     Procurement Act means Eastern Illinois University for the
2     purpose of this project;
3         (11) the University follows, to the extent possible,
4     the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying
5     Qualifications Based Selection Act;
6         (12) the University requires all engineering,
7     architecture, and design work related to the installation
8     or modification of facilities be performed by design
9     professionals licensed by the State of Illinois and
10     professional design firms registered in the State of
11     Illinois; and
12         (13) the University produces annual reports and a final
13     report describing the project upon completion and files the
14     reports with the Procurement Policy Board, CDB, and the
15     General Assembly.
16     The provisions of this subsection (b), other than this
17 sentence, are inoperative after January 1, 2015.
18 (Source: P.A. 94-1062, eff. 7-31-06.)
19     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20 becoming law.