(20 ILCS 20/25)
All executive branch State agencies shall:
(1) implement an energy information system to track
its energy and water usage;
(2) purchase Energy Star equipment, including air
conditioners, computers, appliances, and office equipment, unless justification is provided and the Department approves a waiver of this requirement; and
(3) form an internal committee to assess the
environmental impacts of that agency's activities and identify practical alternatives for incorporating pollution prevention and resource conservation into agency management and operational practices. Each internal committee shall consist of representatives from different departments and program areas of the agency, including purchasing, maintenance, and facility management.
A chairperson shall be appointed to coordinate the internal committee's activities and act as liaison to the Department. The chairperson shall report to the Department, on a quarterly basis beginning December 2007, regarding the progress on implementing the policies of this Act and achieving the goal set out in Section 10.
(Source: P.A. 95-559, eff. 6-1-08