(30 ILCS 500/25-75)
Purchase of motor vehicles.
(a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly, all gasoline-powered vehicles purchased from State funds must be flexible fuel vehicles. Beginning July 1, 2007, all gasoline-powered vehicles purchased from State funds must be flexible fuel or fuel efficient hybrid vehicles. For purposes of this Section, "flexible fuel vehicles" are automobiles or light trucks that operate on either gasoline or E-85 (85% ethanol, 15% gasoline) fuel and "Fuel efficient hybrid vehicles" are automobiles or light trucks that use a gasoline or diesel engine and an electric motor to provide power and gain at least a 20% increase in combined US-EPA city-highway fuel economy over the equivalent or most-similar conventionally-powered model.
(b) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly, any vehicle purchased from State funds that is fueled by diesel fuel shall be certified by the manufacturer to run on 5% biodiesel (B5) fuel.
(c) The Chief Procurement Officer may determine that certain vehicle procurements are exempt from this Section based on intended use or other reasonable considerations such as health and safety of Illinois citizens.
(Source: P.A. 94-1079, eff. 6-1-07