(30 ILCS 725/8.2) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7317)
    Sec. 8.2. (a) Any purchaser of a solar energy system may apply to the Department for a refund of 20%, but no more than $1,000, of the total cost of the design, construction, equipment and installation of the system if:
    (1) the installation of the system was completed after December 31, 1985 and before January 1, 1988;
    (2) the system is installed on the person's property within this State; and
    (3) the system is certified by the Department pursuant to this Section.
    (b) Claims for refunds shall be made on forms provided by the Department. No more than one claim, other than an amended claim, may be made by a person during any calendar year. No claim under this Section may be allowed for costs incurred more than 2 years before the claim is filed.
    (c) The Department shall promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
    (d) Any person who, with the intent to defraud, submits any false information to the Department in connection with a claim under this Section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
    (e) The refund program shall be operated by the Department only when the Department receives State appropriations, or grants, or funds from other sources which may be used for the purposes of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 84-1308.)