(20 ILCS 25/10)
For purposes of this Act:
"Annual Comprehensive Housing Plan" means the plan created by the Comprehensive Housing Planning Act (Public Act 94-965, effective June 30, 2006).
"Context Sensitive Solution Process" means the process by which IDOT develops the scope of transportation projects, in accordance with Public Act 93-545, effective January 1, 2004.
"CDB" means the Illinois Capital Development Board, which is responsible for overseeing the design, construction, repair, and renovation for State-funded, public buildings, including, but not limited to, schools, colleges, museums, and
State recreation areas.
"DCEO" means the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, which is responsible for improving Illinois' competitiveness in the global economy by administering economic and workforce development programs.
"HUD/DOT Sustainability Initiative" means an initiative undertaken by the U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") and Transportation ("DOT") in partnership to help American families gain better access to affordable housing, more transportation options, and lower transportation costs.
"H+T Affordability Index" means the Housing and Transportation Affordability Index, a tool that maps the combined costs of housing and transportation for neighborhoods within a metropolitan area.
"IDOT" means the Illinois Department of Transportation, which is responsible for statewide planning of transportation and transit development.
"IFA" means the Illinois Finance Authority, which is responsible for issuing taxable and tax-exempt bonds, making loans, and investing capital in initiatives that stimulate the
economy and create jobs.
"IHDA" means the Illinois Housing Development Authority, which is responsible for financing affordable housing development.
"Interagency Coordinating Committee on Transportation" or "ICCT" means the committee created by Public Act 93-185, effective July 11, 2003, to encourage the coordination of public and private transportation services, with priority given toward services directed toward those populations who are not currently served or are underserved by existing public transportation.
"Metropolitan Planning Organization" refers to a regional policy body, required by the federal government in urbanized areas with populations over 50,000 and designated by local officials and the Governor of the State to carry out the metropolitan transportation planning requirements of federal highway and transit legislation.
"Task Force" means the Task Force codified by the Comprehensive Housing Planning Act (Public Act 94-965, effective June 30, 2006), which is responsible for statewide planning of affordable housing and creating Illinois' Annual Comprehensive Housing Plan in cooperation with multiple agencies, including IDOT, IHDA, and DCEO.
(Source: P.A. 96-1255, eff. 1-1-11.)