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EXECUTIVE BRANCH
(20 ILCS 3501/) Illinois Finance Authority Act.

20 ILCS 3501/Art. 825

 
    (20 ILCS 3501/Art. 825 heading)
ARTICLE 825
OTHER POWERS

20 ILCS 3501/825-5

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-5)
    Sec. 825-5. Motion Picture Production Program; Findings and Declaration of Policy. It is hereby found and declared that the production of motion pictures has an enormous potential for contributing to the economic well-being of the State and its communities; that a critical mass of movie productions is essential to the continuing viability of this fledgling industry in Illinois; that to achieve this critical mass, a financial inducement to attract movie productions to the State is required; and that the provisions of this Act are hereby declared to be in the public interest and for the public benefit.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-10

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-10)
    Sec. 825-10. The Authority may develop a program for financing the production of motion pictures in the State of Illinois. All projects financed by the Authority shall require the approval of both the Illinois Arts Council and the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-12

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-12)
    Sec. 825-12. Conservation projects.
    (a) The Authority may develop a program to provide low-interest loans and other financing to individuals, business entities, private organizations, and units of local government for conservation projects within the United States, provided that, if the conservation project is located outside of the State, it is owned, operated, leased or managed by an entity located within the State or any entity affiliated with an entity located within the State.
    (b) Projects under this Section may include, without limitation, the acquisition of land for open-space projects, preservation or recreation measures for open spaces, and energy conservation or efficiency projects that are intended to reduce energy usage and costs.
    (c) The Authority, in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, may adopt any rules necessary for the administration of this Section. The Authority must include any information concerning the program under this Section on its Internet website.
(Source: P.A. 98-90, eff. 7-15-13.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-13

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-13)
    Sec. 825-13. Supervision of the Riverdale Development Authority bond issuances.
    (a) All bond issuances of the Riverdale Development Authority are subject to supervision, management, control, and approval of the Authority.
    (b) All bonds issued by the Riverdale Development Authority under the supervision of the Authority are subject to the terms and conditions that are set forth in the Riverdale Development Authority Act.
    (c) The bonds issued by the Riverdale Development Authority under the supervision of the Authority are not debts of the Authority or of the State.
(Source: P.A. 94-1093, eff. 1-26-07.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-13.5

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-13.5)
    Sec. 825-13.5. Supervision of the Illinois Urban Development Authority bond issuances.
    (a) All bond issuances of the Illinois Urban Development Authority are subject to supervision, management, control, and approval of the Authority.
    (b) All bonds issued by the Illinois Urban Development Authority under the supervision of the Authority are subject to the terms and conditions that are set forth in the Illinois Urban Development Authority Act.
    (c) The bonds issued by the Illinois Urban Development Authority under the supervision of the Authority are not debts of the Authority or of the State.
(Source: P.A. 96-234, eff. 1-1-10.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-15

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-15)
    Sec. 825-15. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04. Repealed by P.A. 94-91, eff. 7-1-05.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-20

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-20)
    Sec. 825-20. Financially Distressed City Assistance Program; Findings and Declarations of Policy. It is hereby found and declared that there exists an urgent need to reduce involuntary unemployment and economic stagnation within financially distressed cities and to create therein a more favorable economic climate for the development of new and improved employment opportunities for the citizens of such cities; that to address such need it is necessary to promote sound financial management and fiscal integrity within such cities in order to provide a secure financial basis for their continued operation; and that implementation of a financially distressed city assistance program under the provisions of this Act is declared to be in the public interest and for the public benefit.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-25

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-25)
    Sec. 825-25. Definition. As used in Sections 825-20 through 825-60 of this Act, the term "financially distressed city" means a unit of local government which has been certified and designated as a financially distressed city under Section 8-12-4 of the Illinois Municipal Code and to which the provisions of Division 12 of Article 8 of that Code have become applicable as provided by that Section 8-12-4.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-30

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-30)
    Sec. 825-30. Powers and Duties; Financing.
    (a) Upon application of the financial advisory authority established for a financially distressed city under Division 12 of Article 8 of the Illinois Municipal Code, the Authority shall have the power to issue its bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness, the proceeds of which are to be used to make loans to a financially distressed city for purposes of enabling that city to restructure its current indebtedness and to provide and pay for its essential municipal services as determined in a manner consistent with Division 12 of Article 8 of the Illinois Municipal Code by the financial advisory authority established for that city under that Division 12.
    (b) Bonds authorized to be issued by the Authority under Sections 825-20 through 825-60 shall be payable from such revenues, income, funds and accounts of the financially distressed city which receives a loan of any proceeds of the bonds so issued as the Authority shall determine and prescribe in the loan agreement.
    (c) The Authority may prescribe the form and contents of any application submitted under subsection (a) of this Section and may, at its discretion, accept or reject such application or require such additional information as it deems necessary to aid in its review and determination of whether it will issue its bonds and loan the proceeds thereof as authorized under Sections 825-20 through 825-60.
    (d) The amount of bonds issued or proceeds thereof loaned by the Authority with respect to an application which the Authority has approved shall be determined by the Authority.
    (e) The financially distressed city receiving a loan under Sections 825-20 through 825-60 shall enter into a loan agreement in the form and manner prescribed by the Authority, and shall pay back to the Authority the principal amount of the loan, plus annual interest as determined by the Authority. The Authority shall have the power, subject to appropriations by the General Assembly, to subsidize or buy down a portion of the interest on such loans, up to 4% per annum.
    (f) The Authority shall create and establish a debt service reserve fund to be maintained by a trustee separate and segregated from all other funds and accounts of the Authority. This reserve fund shall be initially funded by a contribution of State monies.
    (g) The amount to be accumulated in the debt service reserve fund shall be determined by the Authority but shall not exceed the maximum amount of interest, principal and sinking fund installments due in any succeeding calendar year.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-35

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-35)
    Sec. 825-35. Pledge of Funds. Any financially distressed city which receives funds from the Department of Revenue, including without limitation funds received pursuant to Section 8-11-1, 8-11-5 or 8-11-6 of the Illinois Municipal Code or Section 2 or 12 of the State Revenue Sharing Act, or from the Department of Transportation pursuant to Section 8 of the Motor Fuel Tax Law, may, by appropriate proceedings, pledge to the Authority, or any entity acting on behalf of the Authority (including, without limitation, any trustee), any or all of such receipts to the extent that such receipts are determined by the Authority to be necessary to provide revenues to pay or secure the payment of the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on any of the bonds issued on behalf of, or loans made to, the financially distressed city by the Authority under Sections 825-20 through 825-60. The adoption of such proceedings shall constitute a directive to the State Comptroller and State Treasurer to pay to, or on behalf of, the Authority or such other entity (including, without limitation, any trustee) such portion of the pledged receipts from the Department of Revenue or Department of Transportation, as the case may be, and with the State Comptroller and the State Treasurer. With respect to any bonds issued on behalf of, or loans made to, the financially distressed city by the Authority under Sections 825-20 through 825-60, which are in default in the payment of principal, premium, if any, or interest, to the extent that the State Treasurer, the State Comptroller, the Department of Revenue or the Department of Transportation shall be the custodian at any time of any other available funds or moneys pledged to the payment of such local government securities or such lease rental payments securing such local government securities pursuant to this Section and due or payable to such a unit of local government at any time subsequent to written notice to the State Comptroller and State Treasurer from the Authority or any entity acting on behalf of the Authority (including, without limitation, any trustee) to the effect that such financially distressed city has not paid or is in default as to payment of the principal of, premium, if any, or interest on any bonds issued on behalf of, or loans made to, the financially distressed city by the Authority under Sections 825-20 through 825-60:
    (a) The State Comptroller and the State Treasurer shall withhold the payment of such funds or moneys from the financially distressed city until the amount of such principal, premium, if any, and interest then due and unpaid has been paid to the Authority or such entity acting on behalf of the Authority (including, without limitation, any trustee), or the State Comptroller or State Treasurer have been advised that arrangements, satisfactory to the Authority or such entity, have been made for the payment of such principal, premium, if any, and interest; and
    (b) Within 10 days after a demand for payment by the Authority or such entity is given to the State Treasurer and the State Comptroller, the State Treasurer shall pay such funds or moneys as are legally available therefor to the Authority or such entity for the payment of principal, premium, if any, and interest on such bonds or loans. The Authority or such entity may carry out this Section and exercise all the rights, remedies and provisions provided or referred to in this Section.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-40

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-40)
    Sec. 825-40. Additional security. In the event that the Authority determines that funds pledged, intercepted or otherwise received or to be received by the Authority under Section 825-20 of this Act will not be sufficient for the payment of the principal, premium, if any, and interest during the next State fiscal year on any bonds issued by the Authority under Sections 825-20 through 825-60, the Chairman, as soon as is practicable, shall certify to the Governor the amount required by the Authority to enable it to pay the principal, premium, if any, and interest falling due on such bonds. The Governor shall submit the amount so certified to the General Assembly as soon as practicable, but no later than the end of the current State fiscal year. This paragraph shall not apply to any bonds as to which the Authority shall have determined, in the resolution authorizing their issuance, that this paragraph shall not apply. Whenever the Authority makes such a determination, that fact shall be plainly stated on the face of such bonds and that fact shall also be reported to the Governor. In the event of a withdrawal of moneys from a debt service reserve fund established with respect to any issue or issues of bonds of the Authority to pay principal and interest on those bonds, the Chairman, as soon as practicable, shall certify to the Governor the amount required to restore such reserve funds to the level required in the resolution or indenture securing the bonds. The Governor shall submit the amount so certified to the General Assembly as soon as practicable, but not later than the end of the current State fiscal year.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-50

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-50)
    Sec. 825-50. Eligible Investments. Bonds issued by the Authority pursuant to Sections 825-20 through 825-60 shall be permissible investments within the provisions of Section 805-40.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-55

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-55)
    Sec. 825-55. Tax Exemption. The exercise of the powers granted in Sections 825-20 through 825-60 are in all respects for the benefit of the people of Illinois, and in consideration thereof shall be free from all taxation by the State or its political subdivisions, except for estate, transfer and inheritance taxes. For the purposes of Section 250 of the Illinois Income Tax Act, the exemption of the income from bonds issued under the aforementioned Sections shall terminate after all of the bonds have been paid. The amount of such income that shall be added and then subtracted on the Illinois income tax return of a taxpayer, pursuant to Section 203 of the Illinois Income Tax Act, from federal adjusted gross income or federal taxable income in computing Illinois base income shall be the interest net of any bond premium amortization.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-60

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-60)
    Sec. 825-60. Financially Distressed City Assistance Program Limitation. In addition to the bonds authorized to be issued under Sections 801-40(w), 825-65(e), 830-25 and 845-5, the Authority may have outstanding at any time, bonds for the purposes enumerated in Sections 825-20 through 825-60 in an aggregate principal amount that shall not exceed $50,000,000. Such bonds shall not constitute an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois, and it shall be plainly stated on the face of each bond that it does not constitute such an indebtedness or obligation but is payable solely from the revenues, income or other assets of the Authority pledged therefor.
(Source: P.A. 93-205, eff. 1-1-04.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-65

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-65)
    Sec. 825-65. Clean Coal, Coal, Energy Efficiency, and Renewable Energy Project Financing.
    (a) Findings and declaration of policy.
        (i) It is hereby found and declared that Illinois has
    
abundant coal resources and, in some areas of Illinois, the demand for power exceeds the generating capacity. Incentives to encourage the construction of coal-fueled electric generating plants in Illinois to ensure power generating capacity into the future and to advance clean coal technology and the use of Illinois coal are in the best interests of all of the citizens of Illinois.
        (ii) It is further found and declared that Illinois
    
has abundant potential and resources to develop renewable energy resource projects and that there are many opportunities to invest in cost-effective energy efficiency projects throughout the State. The development of those projects will create jobs and investment as well as decrease environmental impacts and promote energy independence in Illinois. Accordingly, the development of those projects is in the best interests of all of the citizens of Illinois.
        (iii) The Authority is authorized to issue bonds to
    
help finance Clean Coal, Coal, Energy Efficiency, and Renewable Energy projects pursuant to this Section.
    (b) Definitions.
        (i) "Clean Coal Project" means (A) "clean coal
    
facility", as defined in Section 1-10 of the Illinois Power Agency Act; (B) "clean coal SNG facility", as defined in Section 1-10 of the Illinois Power Agency Act; (C) transmission lines and associated equipment that transfer electricity from points of supply to points of delivery for projects described in this subsection (b); (D) pipelines or other methods to transfer carbon dioxide from the point of production to the point of storage or sequestration for projects described in this subsection (b); or (E) projects to provide carbon abatement technology for existing generating facilities.
        (ii) "Coal Project" means new electric generating
    
facilities or new gasification facilities, as defined in Section 605-332 of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, which may include mine-mouth power plants, projects that employ the use of clean coal technology, projects to provide scrubber technology for existing energy generating plants, or projects to provide electric transmission facilities or new gasification facilities.
        (iii) "Energy Efficiency Project" means measures that
    
reduce the amount of electricity or natural gas required to achieve a given end use, consistent with Section 1-10 of the Illinois Power Agency Act. "Energy Efficiency Project" also includes measures that reduce the total Btus of electricity and natural gas needed to meet the end use or uses consistent with Section 1-10 of the Illinois Power Agency Act.
        (iv) "Renewable Energy Project" means (A) a project
    
that uses renewable energy resources, as defined in Section 1-10 of the Illinois Power Agency Act; (B) a project that uses environmentally preferable technologies and practices that result in improvements to the production of renewable fuels, including but not limited to, cellulosic conversion, water and energy conservation, fractionation, alternative feedstocks, or reduced greenhouse gas emissions; (C) transmission lines and associated equipment that transfer electricity from points of supply to points of delivery for projects described in this subsection (b); or (D) projects that use technology for the storage of renewable energy, including, without limitation, the use of battery or electrochemical storage technology for mobile or stationary applications.
    (c) Creation of reserve funds. The Authority may establish and maintain one or more reserve funds to enhance bonds issued by the Authority for a Clean Coal Project, a Coal Project, an Energy Efficiency Project, or a Renewable Energy Project. There may be one or more accounts in these reserve funds in which there may be deposited:
        (1) any proceeds of the bonds issued by the Authority
    
required to be deposited therein by the terms of any contract between the Authority and its bondholders or any resolution of the Authority;
        (2) any other moneys or funds of the Authority that
    
it may determine to deposit therein from any other source; and
        (3) any other moneys or funds made available to the
    
Authority. Subject to the terms of any pledge to the owners of any bonds, moneys in any reserve fund may be held and applied to the payment of principal, premium, if any, and interest of such bonds.
    (d) Powers and duties. The Authority has the power:
        (1) To issue bonds in one or more series pursuant to
    
one or more resolutions of the Authority for any Clean Coal Project, Coal Project, Energy Efficiency Project, or Renewable Energy Project authorized under this Section, within the authorization set forth in subsection (e).
        (2) To provide for the funding of any reserves or
    
other funds or accounts deemed necessary by the Authority in connection with any bonds issued by the Authority.
        (3) To pledge any funds of the Authority or funds
    
made available to the Authority that may be applied to such purpose as security for any bonds or any guarantees, letters of credit, insurance contracts or similar credit support or liquidity instruments securing the bonds.
        (4) To enter into agreements or contracts with third
    
parties, whether public or private, including, without limitation, the United States of America, the State or any department or agency thereof, to obtain any appropriations, grants, loans or guarantees that are deemed necessary or desirable by the Authority. Any such guarantee, agreement or contract may contain terms and provisions necessary or desirable in connection with the program, subject to the requirements established by the Act.
        (5) To exercise such other powers as are necessary or
    
incidental to the foregoing.
    (e) Clean Coal Project, Coal Project, Energy Efficiency Project, and Renewable Energy Project bond authorization and financing limits. In addition to any other bonds authorized to be issued under Sections 801-40(w), 825-60, 830-25 and 845-5, the Authority may have outstanding, at any time, bonds for the purpose enumerated in this Section 825-65 in an aggregate principal amount that shall not exceed $3,000,000,000, subject to the following limitations: (i) up to $300,000,000 may be issued to finance projects, as described in clause (C) of subsection (b)(i) and clause (C) of subsection (b)(iv) of this Section 825-65; (ii) up to $500,000,000 may be issued to finance projects, as described in clauses (D) and (E) of subsection (b)(i) of this Section 825-65; (iii) up to $2,000,000,000 may be issued to finance Clean Coal Projects, as described in clauses (A) and (B) of subsection (b)(i) of this Section 825-65 and Coal Projects, as described in subsection (b)(ii) of this Section 825-65; and (iv) up to $2,000,000,000 may be issued to finance Energy Efficiency Projects, as described in subsection (b)(iii) of this Section 825-65 and Renewable Energy Projects, as described in clauses (A), (B), and (D) of subsection (b)(iii) of this Section 825-65. An application for a loan financed from bond proceeds from a borrower or its affiliates for a Clean Coal Project, a Coal Project, Energy Efficiency Project, or a Renewable Energy Project may not be approved by the Authority for an amount in excess of $450,000,000 for any borrower or its affiliates. A Clean Coal Project or Coal Project must be located within the State. An Energy Efficiency Project may be located within the State or outside the State, provided that, if the Energy Efficiency Project is located outside of the State, it must be owned, operated, leased, or managed by an entity located within the State or any entity affiliated with an entity located within the State. These bonds shall not constitute an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois and it shall be plainly stated on the face of each bond that it does not constitute an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois, but is payable solely from the revenues, income or other assets of the Authority pledged therefor.
    (f) The bonding authority granted under this Section is in addition to and not limited by the provisions of Section 845-5.
(Source: P.A. 100-201, eff. 8-18-17.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-70

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-70)
    Sec. 825-70. Criteria for participation in the program. Applications to the Authority for financing of any Clean Coal, Coal, Energy Efficiency Project, or Renewable Energy Project shall be reviewed by the Authority. Upon submission of any such application, the Authority staff shall review the application for its completeness and may, at the discretion of the Authority staff, request such additional information as it deems necessary or advisable to aid in review. If the Authority receives applications for financing for Clean Coal, Coal, Energy Efficiency Project, or Renewable Energy Projects in excess of the bond authorization available for such financing at any one time, it shall consider applications in the order of priority as it shall determine, in consultation with other State agencies, and consistent with State policy to promote environmentally preferable technology and energy independence.
(Source: P.A. 96-103, eff. 1-1-10; 96-817, eff. 1-1-10.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-75

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-75)
    Sec. 825-75. Additional Security. In the event that the Authority determines that monies of the Authority will not be sufficient for the payment of the principal of and interest on any bonds issued by the Authority under Sections 825-65 through 825-75 of this Act for Clean Coal Projects, Coal Projects, Energy Efficiency Projects, or Renewable Energy Projects during the next State fiscal year, the Chairperson, as soon as practicable, shall certify to the Governor the amount required by the Authority to enable it to pay such principal, premium, if any, and interest on such bonds. The Governor shall submit the amount so certified to the General Assembly as soon as practicable, but no later than the end of the current State fiscal year. This subsection shall apply to any bonds or notes as to which the Authority shall have determined, in the resolution authorizing the issuance of the bonds or notes, that this subsection shall apply. Whenever the Authority makes such a determination, that fact shall be plainly stated on the face of the bonds or notes and that fact should also be reported to the Governor. In the event of a withdrawal of moneys from a reserve fund established with respect to any issue or issues of bonds of the Authority to pay principal, premium, if any, and interest on such bonds, the Chairman of the Authority, as soon as practicable, shall certify to the Governor the amount required to restore the reserve fund to the level required in the resolution or indenture securing those bonds. The Governor shall submit the amount so certified to the General Assembly as soon as practicable, but no later than the end of the current State fiscal year. The Authority shall obtain written approval from the Governor for any bonds and notes to be issued under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 95-470, eff. 8-27-07; 96-103, eff. 1-1-10; 96-817, eff. 1-1-10.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-80

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-80)
    Sec. 825-80. Fire truck revolving loan program.
    (a) This Section is a continuation and re-enactment of the fire truck revolving loan program enacted as Section 3-27 of the Rural Bond Bank Act by Public Act 93-35, effective June 24, 2003, and repealed by Public Act 93-205, effective January 1, 2004. Under the Rural Bond Bank Act, the program was administered by the Rural Bond Bank and the State Fire Marshal.
    (a-5) For purposes of this Section, "brush truck" means a pickup chassis with or equipped with a flatbed or a pickup box. The truck must be rated by the manufacturer as between three-fourths of a ton and one ton and outfitted with a fire or rescue apparatus.
    (b) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may jointly administer a fire truck revolving loan program. The program shall, in instances where sufficient loan funds exist to permit applications to be accepted, provide zero-interest and low-interest loans for the purchase of fire trucks by a fire department, a fire protection district, or a township fire department. For the purchase of brush trucks by a fire department, a fire protection district, or a township fire department, the program shall provide loans at a 2% rate of simple interest per year for a brush truck if both the chassis and the apparatus are built outside of Illinois, a 1% rate of simple interest per year for a brush truck if either the chassis or the apparatus is built in Illinois, or a 0% rate of interest for a brush truck if both the chassis and the apparatus are built in Illinois. The Authority shall make loans based on need, as determined by the State Fire Marshal.
    (c) The loan funds, subject to appropriation, shall be paid out of the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, a special fund in the State Treasury. The Fund shall consist of any moneys transferred or appropriated into the Fund, as well as all repayments of loans made under the program and any balance existing in the Fund on the effective date of this Section. The Fund shall be used for loans to fire departments and fire protection districts to purchase fire trucks and brush trucks and for no other purpose. All interest earned on moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into the Fund. As soon as practical after January 1, 2013 (the effective date of Public Act 97-901), all moneys in the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority, and, on and after that date, all future moneys deposited into the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund under this Section shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority under the continuing appropriation provision of subsection (c-1) of this Section; provided that the Authority and the State Fire Marshal enter into an intergovernmental agreement to use the moneys transferred to the Authority from the Fund solely for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section and to set forth procedures to otherwise administer the use of the moneys.
    (c-1) There is hereby appropriated, on a continuing annual basis in each fiscal year, from the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, the amount, if any, of funds received into the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund to the State Fire Marshal for payment to the Authority for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section.
    (d) A loan for the purchase of fire trucks or brush trucks may not exceed $350,000 to any fire department or fire protection district. A loan for the purchase of brush trucks may not exceed $100,000 per truck. The repayment period for the loan may not exceed 20 years. The fire department or fire protection district shall repay each year at least 5% of the principal amount borrowed or the remaining balance of the loan, whichever is less. All repayments of loans shall be deposited into the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund.
    (e) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may adopt rules in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to administer the program.
    (f) Notwithstanding the repeal of Section 3-27 of the Rural Bond Bank Act, all otherwise lawful actions taken on or after January 1, 2004 and before the effective date of this Section by any person under the authority originally granted by that Section 3-27, including without limitation the granting, acceptance, and repayment of loans for the purchase of fire trucks, are hereby validated, and the rights and obligations of all parties to any such loan are hereby acknowledged and confirmed.
(Source: P.A. 97-900, eff. 8-6-12; 97-901, eff. 1-1-13; 98-463, eff. 8-16-13; 98-662, eff. 6-23-14.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-81

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-81)
    Sec. 825-81. Fire station revolving loan program.
    (a) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may jointly administer a fire station revolving loan program. The program shall, in instances where sufficient loan funds exist to permit applications to be accepted, provide zero-interest and low-interest loans for the construction, rehabilitation, remodeling, or expansion of a fire station or the acquisition of land for the construction or expansion of a fire station by a fire department, a fire protection district, or a township fire department. Once the program receives funding, the Authority shall make loans based on need, as determined by the State Fire Marshal.
    (b) The loan funds, subject to appropriation, may be paid out of the Fire Station Revolving Loan Fund, a special fund in the State treasury. The Fund may consist of any moneys transferred or appropriated into the Fund, as well as all repayments of loans made under the program. Once the program receives funding, the Fund may be used for loans to fire departments and fire protection districts to construct, rehabilitate, remodel, or expand fire stations or acquire land for the construction or expansion of fire stations and for no other purpose. All interest earned on moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into the Fund. As soon as practical after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, all moneys in the Fire Station Revolving Loan Fund shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority, and, on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, all future moneys deposited into the Fire Station Revolving Loan Fund under this Section shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority under the continuing appropriation provision of subsection (b-1) of this Section; provided that the Authority and the State Fire Marshal enter into an intergovernmental agreement to use the moneys paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority from the Fund solely for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section and to set forth procedures to otherwise administer the use of the moneys.
    (b-1) There is hereby appropriated, on a continuing annual basis in each fiscal year, from the Fire Station Revolving Loan Fund, the amount, if any, of funds received into the Fire Station Revolving Loan Fund to the State Fire Marshal for payment to the Authority for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section.
    (c) A loan under the program may not exceed $2,000,000 to any fire department or fire protection district. The repayment period for the loan may not exceed 25 years. The fire department or fire protection district shall repay each year at least 4% of the principal amount borrowed or the remaining balance of the loan, whichever is less. All repayments of loans shall be deposited into the Fire Station Revolving Loan Fund.
    (d) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may adopt rules in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to administer the program.
(Source: P.A. 96-135, eff. 8-7-09; 96-1172, eff. 7-22-10; 97-901, eff. 1-1-13.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-85

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-85)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-152)
    Sec. 825-85. Ambulance revolving loan program.
    (a) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may jointly administer an ambulance revolving loan program. The program shall, in instances where sufficient loan funds exist to permit applications to be accepted, provide zero-interest and low-interest loans for the purchase of ambulances by a fire department, a fire protection district, a township fire department, or a non-profit ambulance service. The Authority shall make loans based on need, as determined by the State Fire Marshal.
    (b) The loan funds, subject to appropriation, shall be paid out of the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund, a special fund in the State treasury. The Fund shall consist of any moneys transferred or appropriated into the Fund, as well as all repayments of loans made under the program. The Fund shall be used for loans to fire departments, fire protection districts, and non-profit ambulance services to purchase ambulances and for no other purpose. All interest earned on moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into the Fund. As soon as practical after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, all moneys in the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority, and, on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, all future moneys deposited into the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund under this Section shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority under the continuing appropriation provision of subsection (b-1) of this Section; provided that the Authority and the State Fire Marshal enter into an intergovernmental agreement to use the moneys transferred to the Authority from the Fund solely for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section and to set forth procedures to otherwise administer the use of the moneys.
    (b-1) There is hereby appropriated, on a continuing annual basis in each fiscal year, from the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund, the amount, if any, of funds received into the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund to the State Fire Marshal for payment to the Authority for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section.
    (c) A loan for the purchase of ambulances may not exceed $100,000 to any fire department, fire protection district, or non-profit ambulance service. The repayment period for the loan may not exceed 10 years. The fire department, fire protection district, or non-profit ambulance service` shall repay each year at least 5% of the principal amount borrowed or the remaining balance of the loan, whichever is less. All repayments of loans shall be deposited into the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund.
    (d) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may adopt rules in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to administer the program.
(Source: P.A. 97-901, eff. 1-1-13.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-152)
    Sec. 825-85. Ambulance revolving loan program.
    (a) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may jointly administer an ambulance revolving loan program. The program shall, in instances where sufficient loan funds exist to permit applications to be accepted, provide zero-interest and low-interest loans for the purchase of ambulances by a fire department, a fire protection district, a township fire department, or a non-profit ambulance service. The Authority shall make loans based on need, as determined by the State Fire Marshal.
    (b) The loan funds, subject to appropriation, shall be paid out of the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund, a special fund in the State treasury. The Fund shall consist of any moneys transferred or appropriated into the Fund, as well as all repayments of loans made under the program. The Fund shall be used for loans to fire departments, fire protection districts, and non-profit ambulance services to purchase ambulances and for no other purpose. All interest earned on moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into the Fund. As soon as practical after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, all moneys in the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority, and, on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, all future moneys deposited into the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund under this Section shall be paid by the State Fire Marshal to the Authority under the continuing appropriation provision of subsection (b-1) of this Section; provided that the Authority and the State Fire Marshal enter into an intergovernmental agreement to use the moneys transferred to the Authority from the Fund solely for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section and to set forth procedures to otherwise administer the use of the moneys.
    (b-1) There is hereby appropriated, on a continuing annual basis in each fiscal year, from the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund, the amount, if any, of funds received into the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund to the State Fire Marshal for payment to the Authority for the purposes for which the moneys would otherwise be used under this Section.
    (c) A loan for the purchase of ambulances may not exceed $200,000 to any fire department, fire protection district, or non-profit ambulance service. The repayment period for the loan may not exceed 10 years. The fire department, fire protection district, or non-profit ambulance service` shall repay each year at least 5% of the principal amount borrowed or the remaining balance of the loan, whichever is less. All repayments of loans shall be deposited into the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund.
    (d) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may adopt rules in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to administer the program.
(Source: P.A. 100-152, eff. 1-1-18.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-87

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-87)
    Sec. 825-87. Public life safety capital investment finance program.
    (a) In addition to the powers set forth in Sections 825-80, 825-81, and 825-85 of this Act and in furtherance of the purposes and programs set forth in those Sections, the Authority may use loans as authorized in this Act to maximize the number of participants in the programs and to maximize the efficient use of taxpayer appropriated funds. The moneys identified in Sections 825-80, 825-81, and 825-85 of this Act shall be used by the Authority only for the express purposes described in those Sections.
    (b) The Authority, after consulting with the State Fire Marshal, may determine the financial structure, including but not limited to the terms, conditions, collateral, maturity, and interest rate, of loans authorized by the programs under Sections 825-80, 825-81, and 825-85 of this Act.
    (c) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may access the moneys referenced in Sections 825-80, 825-81, and 825-85 of this Act and may fix, determine, charge, and collect fees, in connection with the programs under Sections 825-80, 825-81 and 825-85 of this Act and in furtherance of the purposes set forth in this Section.
    (d) The Authority and the State Fire Marshal may adopt rules in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to administer the programs under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 97-901, eff. 1-1-13.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-90

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-90)
    Sec. 825-90. Illinois Power Agency Bonds.
    (a) In this Section:
    "Agency" means the Illinois Power Agency.
    "Agency loan agreement" means any agreement pursuant to which the Illinois Finance Authority agrees to loan the proceeds of its revenue bonds issued with respect to a specific Illinois Power Agency project to the Illinois Power Agency upon terms providing for loan repayment installments at least sufficient to pay when due all principal of, interest and premium, if any, on any revenue bonds of the Authority, if any, issued with respect to the Illinois Power Agency project, and providing for maintenance, insurance, and other matters as may be deemed desirable by the Authority.
    "Authority" means the Illinois Finance Authority.
    "Director" means the Director of the Illinois Power Agency.
    "Facility" means an electric generating unit or a co-generating unit that produces electricity along with related equipment necessary to connect the facility to an electric transmission or distribution system.
    "Governmental aggregator" means one or more units of local government that individually or collectively procures electricity to serve residential retail electrical loads located within its or their jurisdiction.
    "Local government" means a unit of local government as defined in Section 1 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution of 1970.
    "Project" means any project as defined in the Illinois Power Agency Act.
    "Real property" means any interest in land, together with all structures, fixtures, and improvements thereon, including lands under water and riparian rights, any easements, covenants, licenses, leases, rights-of-way, uses, and other interests, together with any liens, judgments, mortgages, or other claims or security interests related to real property.
    "Revenue bond" means any bond, note, or other evidence of indebtedness issued by the Illinois Finance Authority on behalf of the Illinois Power Agency, the principal and interest of which is payable solely from revenues or income derived from any project or activity of the Agency.
    (b) Powers and duties; Illinois Power Agency Program. The Authority has the power:
        (1) To accept from time to time pursuant to an Agency
    
loan agreement any pledge or a pledge agreement by the Agency subject to the requirements and limitations of the Illinois Power Agency Act.
        (2) To issue revenue bonds in one or more series
    
pursuant to one or more resolutions of the Authority to loan funds to the Agency pursuant to one or more Agency loan agreements meeting the requirements of the Illinois Power Agency Act and providing for the payment of any interest deemed necessary on those revenue bonds, paying for the cost of issuance of those revenue bonds, providing for the payment of the cost of any guarantees, letters of credit, insurance contracts or other similar credit support or liquidity instruments, or providing for the funding of any reserves deemed necessary in connection with those revenue bonds and refunding or advance refunding of any such revenue bonds and the interest and any premium thereon, pursuant to this Act. Authority for the agreements shall conform to the requirements of the Illinois Power Agency Act. The Authority may issue up to $4,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of revenue bonds, the net proceeds of which shall be loaned to the Agency pursuant to one or more Agency loan agreements. No revenue bonds issued to refund or advance refund revenue bonds issued under this Section may mature later than the longest maturity date of the series of bonds being refunded. After the aggregate original principal amount of revenue bonds authorized in this Section has been issued, the payment of any principal amount of those revenue bonds does not authorize the issuance of additional revenue bonds (except refunding revenue bonds). Such revenue bond authorization is in addition to any other bonds authorized in this Act. All bonds issued on behalf of the Agency must be issued by the Authority and must be revenue bonds. These revenue bonds may be taxable or tax-exempt.
        (3) To provide for the funding of any reserves or
    
other funds or accounts deemed necessary by the Authority on behalf of the Agency in connection with its issuance of Agency revenue bonds.
        (4) To accept the pledge of any Agency revenue,
    
including any payments thereon, and any other property or funds of the Agency or funds made available to the Authority through the applicable Agency loan agreement with the Agency that may be applied to such purpose, as security for any revenue bonds or any guarantees, letters of credit, insurance contracts, or similar credit support or liquidity instruments securing the revenue bonds.
        (5) To enter into agreements or contracts with third
    
parties, whether public or private, including without limitation the United States of America, the State, or any department or agency thereof, to obtain any grants, loans, or guarantees that are deemed necessary or desirable by the Authority. Any such guarantee, agreement, or contract may contain terms and provisions necessary or desirable in connection with the program, subject to the requirements established by this Article.
        (6) To charge reasonable fees to defray the cost of
    
obtaining letters of credit, insurance contracts, or other similar documents, and to charge such other reasonable fees to defray the cost of trustees, depositories, paying agents, legal counsel, bond registrars, escrow agents, and other administrative expenses. Any such fees shall be payable by the Agency, in such amounts and at such times as the Authority shall determine.
        (7) To obtain and maintain guarantees, letters of
    
credit, insurance contracts, or similar credit support or liquidity instruments that are deemed necessary or desirable in connection with any revenue bonds or other obligations of the Authority for any Agency revenue bonds.
        (8) To provide technical assistance, at the request
    
of the Agency, with respect to the financing or refinancing for any public purpose.
        (9) To sell, transfer, or otherwise defease revenue
    
bonds issued on behalf of the Agency at the request and authorization of the Agency.
        (10) To enter into agreements or contracts with any
    
person necessary or appropriate to place the payment obligations of the Agency relating to revenue bonds in whole or in part on any interest rate basis, cash flow basis, or other basis desired by the Authority, including without limitation agreements or contracts commonly known as "interest rate swap agreements", "forward payment conversion agreements", and "futures", or agreements or contracts to exchange cash flows or a series of payments, or agreements or contracts, including without limitation agreements or contracts commonly known as "options", "puts" or "calls", to hedge payment, rate spread, or similar exposure; provided, that any such agreement or contract shall not constitute an obligation for borrowed money, and shall not be taken into account under Section 845-5 of this Act or any other debt limit of the Authority or the State of Illinois.
        (11) To make and enter into all other agreements and
    
contracts and execute all instruments necessary or incidental to performance of its duties and the execution of its powers under this Article.
        (12) To contract for and finance the costs of audits
    
and to contract for and finance the cost of project monitoring. Any such contract shall be executed only after it has been jointly negotiated by the Authority and the Agency.
        (13) To exercise such other powers as are necessary
    
or incidental to the foregoing.
    (c) Illinois Power Agency participation. The Agency is authorized to voluntarily participate in this program as described in the Illinois Power Agency Act. The Authority may issue revenue bonds on behalf of the Agency pursuant to an Agency loan agreement entered into by the parties as set forth in the Illinois Power Agency Act. Any proceeds from the sale of those revenue bonds shall be deposited into the Illinois Power Agency Facilities Fund to be used by the Agency for the purposes set forth in the Illinois Power Agency Act.
    (d) Pledge of revenues by the Agency. Any pledge of revenues or other moneys made by the Agency shall be binding from the time the pledge is made. Revenues and other moneys so pledged shall be held in the Illinois Power Agency Facilities Fund, Illinois Power Agency Debt Service Fund, or other funds as directed by the Agency loan agreement. Revenues or other moneys so pledged and thereafter received by the State Treasurer shall immediately be subject to the lien of the pledge without any physical delivery thereof or further act, and the lien of any pledge shall be binding against all parties having claims of any kind of tort, contract, or otherwise against the Authority, irrespective of whether the parties have notice thereof. Neither the resolution nor any other instrument by which a pledge is created need be filed or recorded except in the records of the Authority. The State pledges to and agrees with the holders of revenue bonds, and the beneficial owners of the revenue bonds issued on behalf of the Agency, that the State shall not limit or restrict the rights hereby vested in the Authority to purchase, acquire, hold, sell, or defease revenue bonds or other investments or to establish and collect such fees or other charges as may be convenient or necessary to produce sufficient revenues to meet the expenses of operation of the Authority, and to fulfill the terms of any agreement made with the holders of the revenue bonds issued by the Authority on behalf of the Agency or in any way impair the rights or remedies of the holders of those revenue bonds or the beneficial owners of the revenue bonds until those revenue bonds are fully paid and discharged or provision for their payment has been made. The revenue bonds shall not be a debt of the State, the Authority, any political subdivision thereof (other than the Agency to the extent provided therein), any governmental aggregator as defined in the Illinois Power Agency Act, or any local government, and neither the State, the Authority, any political subdivision thereof (other than the Agency to the extent provided therein), any governmental aggregator, nor any local government shall be liable thereon. The Authority shall not have the power to pledge the credit, the revenues, or the taxing power of the State, any political subdivision thereof (other than the Agency to the extent provided in the Agency loan agreement relating to the revenue bonds in question), any governmental aggregator, or of any local government, and neither the credit, the revenues, nor the taxing power of the State, any political subdivision thereof (other than the Agency to the extent provided in the Agency loan agreement relating to the revenue bonds in question), any governmental aggregator, or of any local government shall be, or shall be deemed to be, pledged to the payment of any revenue bonds, or obligations of the Agency.
    (e) Exemption from taxation. The creation of the Illinois Power Agency is in all respects for the benefit of the people of Illinois and for the improvement of their health, safety, welfare, comfort, and security, and its purposes are public purposes. In consideration thereof, the revenue bonds issued on behalf of the Agency pursuant to this Act and the income from these revenue bonds may be free from all taxation by the State or its political subdivisions, except for estate, transfer, and inheritance taxes. The exemption from taxation provided by the preceding sentence shall apply to the income on any revenue bonds issued on behalf of the Agency only if the Authority with concurrence of the Agency in its sole judgment determines that the exemption enhances the marketability of the revenue bonds or reduces the interest rates that would otherwise be borne by the revenue bonds and that the project for which the revenue bonds will be issued will be owned by the Agency or another governmental entity and that the project is used for public consumption. For purposes of Section 250 of the Illinois Income Tax Act, the exemption of the Agency shall terminate after all of the revenue bonds have been paid. The amount of the income that shall be added and then subtracted on the Illinois income tax return of a taxpayer, subject to Section 203 of the Illinois Income Tax Act, from federal adjusted gross income or federal taxable income in computing Illinois base income shall be the interest net of any bond premium amortization.
(Source: P.A. 95-481, eff. 8-28-07; 95-876, eff. 8-21-08.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-95

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-95)
    Sec. 825-95. Emerald ash borer revolving loan program.
    (a) The Illinois Finance Authority may administer an emerald ash borer revolving loan program. The program shall provide low-interest or zero-interest loans to units of local government for the treatment of standing trees and replanting of trees on public lands that are within emerald ash borer quarantine areas as established by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. The Authority may make loans based on the recommendation of the Department of Agriculture. For the purposes of this Section, "treatment" means the administration, by environmentally sensitive processes and methods, of products and materials proven by academic research to protect ash trees from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer in order to prevent or reverse the damage and preserve the trees.
    (b) The loan funds, subject to appropriation, must be paid out of the Emerald Ash Borer Revolving Loan Fund, a special fund created in the State treasury. The moneys in the Fund consist of any moneys transferred or appropriated into the Fund as well as all repayments of loans made under this program. Moneys in the Fund may be used only for loans to units of local government for the treatment of standing trees and replanting of trees within emerald ash borer quarantine areas established by the Department of Agriculture and for no other purpose. All interest earned on moneys in the Fund must be deposited into the Fund.
    (c) A loan for the treatment of standing trees and replanting of trees on public lands within emerald ash borer quarantine areas established by the Department of Agriculture may not exceed $5,000,000 to any one unit of local government. The repayment period for the loan may not exceed 20 years. The unit of local government shall repay, each year, at least 5% of the principal amount borrowed or the remaining balance of the loan, whichever is less. All repayments of loans must be deposited into the Emerald Ash Borer Revolving Loan Fund.
    (d) Any loan under this Section to a unit of local government may not exceed the moneys that the unit of local government expends or dedicates for the reforestation project for which the loan is made.
    (e) The Department of Agriculture may enter into agreements with a unit of local government under which the unit of local government is authorized to assist the Department in carrying out its duties in a quarantined area, including inspection and eradication of any dangerous insect or dangerous plant disease, and including the transportation, processing, and disposal of diseased material. The Department is authorized to provide compensation or financial assistance to the unit of local government for its costs.
    (f) The Authority, with the assistance of the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Natural Resources, shall adopt rules to administer the program under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 98-90, eff. 7-15-13.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-100

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-100)
    Sec. 825-100. School Wind and Solar Generation Program.
    (a) There is created the School Wind and Solar Generation Program to fund wind generation projects and solar generation projects for school districts and community college districts. The Authority may implement and administer this program. Under the program, the Authority may provide to school districts and community college districts that apply, full or partial low-interest loans for, without limitation, engineering studies, feasibility studies, research studies, and construction costs for wind generation projects and solar generation projects. The loan funds, subject to appropriation, shall be paid out of the School Wind and Solar Generation Revolving Loan Fund. All repayments of loans shall be deposited into the School Wind and Solar Generation Revolving Loan Fund.
    (b) The Authority may make available information regarding the School Wind and Solar Generation Program to all school districts and community college districts in this State.
    (c) The School Wind and Solar Generation Revolving Loan Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. The School Wind and Solar Generation Revolving Loan Fund shall consist of any moneys appropriated into the School Wind and Solar Generation Revolving Loan Fund, as well as all repayments of loans made under the School Wind and Solar Generation Program. All interest earned on moneys in the School Wind and Solar Generation Revolving Loan Fund shall be deposited into the Fund. All money in the School Wind and Solar Generation Revolving Loan Fund must be used, subject to appropriation, by the Authority for the purposes of this Section.
    (d) The Authority may accept additional funding for the School Wind and Solar Generation Program from the federal government and private donations.
    (e) The Authority may adopt any rules necessary to implement this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-725, eff. 8-25-09.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-105

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-105)
    Sec. 825-105. Illiana Expressway financing. For the purpose of financing the Illiana Expressway under the Public Private Agreements for the Illiana Expressway Act, the Authority is authorized to apply for an allocation of tax-exempt bond financing authorization provided by Section 142(m) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, as well as financing available under any other federal law or program.
(Source: P.A. 96-913, eff. 6-9-10; 97-333, eff. 8-12-11.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-106

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-106)
    Sec. 825-106. Transportation project financing. For the purpose of financing a transportation project undertaken under the Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Act, the Authority is authorized to apply for an allocation of tax-exempt bond financing authorization provided by Section 142(m) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, as well as financing available under any other federal law or program.
(Source: P.A. 97-502, eff. 8-23-11.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-106.5

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-106.5)
    Sec. 825-106.5. South Suburban Airport financing. For the purpose of financing the South Suburban Airport under the Public-Private Agreements for the South Suburban Airport Act, the Authority is authorized to apply for an allocation of tax-exempt bond financing authorization provided by Section 142(m) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, as well as financing available under any other federal law or program.
(Source: P.A. 98-109, eff. 7-25-13.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-107

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-107)
    Sec. 825-107. Implementation of ARRA provisions regarding recovery zone bonds.
 
(a) Findings.
    Recovery zone bonds authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 are an important economic development tool for the State. All counties in the State and municipalities in the State with a population of 100,000 or more have received an allocation of recovery zone bond authorization. Under federal law, those allocations must be used on or before December 31, 2010. The State strongly encourages counties and municipalities to issue recovery zone bonds to spur economic development in the State. Under federal law, the allocations may be voluntarily waived to the State for reallocation by the State to other jurisdictions and other projects in the State. This Section sets forth the process by which the Authority, on behalf of the State, will receive otherwise unused allocations and ensure that this valuable economic development incentive will be used to the fullest extent feasible for the benefit of the citizens of the State of Illinois.
 
(b) Definitions.
        (i) "Affected local government" means either any
    
county in the State or a municipality within the State if the municipality has a population of 100,000 or more.
        (ii) "Allocation amount" means the $666,972,000
    
amount of recovery zone economic development bonds and $1,000,457,000 amount of recovery zone facility bonds authorized under ARRA for the financing of qualifying projects located within the State and the sub-allocation of those amounts among each affected local government.
        (iii) "ARRA" means, collectively, the American
    
Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, including, without limitation, Sections 1400U-1, 1400U-2, and 1400U-3 of the Code; the guidance provided by the Internal Revenue Service applicable to recovery zone bonds; and any legislation subsequently adopted by the United States Congress to extend or expand the economic development bond financing incentives authorized by ARRA.
        (iv) "ARRA implementing regulations" means the
    
regulations promulgated by the Authority as further described in subdivision (d)(iv) of this Section to implement the provisions of this Section.
        (v) "Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986,
    
as amended.
        (vi) "Recovery zone" means any area designated
    
pursuant to Section 1400U-1 of the Code.
        (vii) "Recovery zone bond" means any recovery zone
    
economic development bond or recovery zone facility bond issued pursuant to Sections 1400U-2 and 1400U-3, respectively, of the Code.
        (viii) "Recovery zone bond allocation" means an
    
allocation of authority to issue recovery zone bonds granted pursuant to Section 1400U-1 of the Code.
        (ix) "Regional authority" means the Central Illinois
    
Economic Development Authority, Eastern Illinois Economic Development Authority, Joliet Arsenal Development Authority, Quad Cities Regional Economic Development Authority, Riverdale Development Authority, Southeastern Illinois Economic Development Authority, Southern Illinois Development Authority, Southwestern Illinois Development Authority, Tri-County River Valley Development Authority, Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority, Illinois Urban Development Authority, Western Illinois Economic Development Authority, or Will-Kankakee Regional Development Authority.
        (x) "Sub-allocation" means the portion of the
    
allocation amount allocated to each affected local government.
        (xi) "Waived recovery zone bond allocation" means
    
the amount of the recovery zone bond allocation voluntarily waived by an affected local government.
        (xii) "Waiver agreement" means an agreement between
    
the Authority and an affected local government providing for the voluntary waiver, in whole or in part, of that affected local government's sub-allocation to the Authority. The waiver agreement may provide for the payment of an affected local government's reasonable fees and costs as determined by the Authority in connection with the affected local government's voluntary waiver of its sub-allocation.

 
(c) Additional findings.
    It is found and declared that:
        (i) it is in the public interest and for the benefit
    
of the State to maximize the use of economic development incentives authorized by ARRA;
        (ii) those incentives include the maximum use of the
    
allocation amount for the issuance of recovery zone bonds to promote job creation and economic development in any area that has been designated as a recovery zone by an affected local government under the applicable provisions of ARRA;
        (iii) those incentives also include the issuance by
    
the Authority of recovery zone bonds for the purposes of financing qualifying projects to be financed with proceeds of recovery zone bonds; and
        (iv) the provisions of this Section reflect the
    
State's determination in good faith and in its discretion of the reasonable manner in which waived recovery zone bond allocations should be reallocated by the Authority.

 
(d) Powers of Authority.
        (i) In order to carry out the provisions of ARRA and
    
further the purposes of this Section, the Authority has:
            (A) the power to receive from any affected local
        
government its sub-allocation that it voluntarily waives to the Authority, in whole or in part, for reallocation by the Authority to a regional authority specifically designated by that affected local government, and the Authority shall reallocate that waived recovery zone bond allocation to the regional authority specifically designated by that affected local government; provided that (1) the affected local government must take official action by resolution or ordinance, as applicable, to waive the sub-allocation to the Authority and specifically designate that its waived recovery zone bond allocation should be reallocated to a regional authority; (2) the regional authority must use the sub-allocation to issue recovery zone bonds on or before August 16, 2010 and, if recovery zone bonds are not issued on or before August 16, 2010, the sub-allocation shall be deemed waived to the Authority for reallocation by the Authority to qualifying projects; and (3) the proceeds of the recovery zone bonds must be used for qualified projects within the jurisdiction of the applicable regional authority;
            (B) at the Authority's sole discretion, the power
        
to reallocate any sub-allocation deemed waived to the Authority pursuant to subsection (d)(i)(A)(2) back to the regional authority that had the sub-allocation;
            (C) the power to enter into waiver agreements
        
with affected local governments to provide for their voluntary waivers, in whole or in part, of their sub-allocations, to receive waived recovery zone bond allocations from those affected local governments, and to use those waived recovery zone bond allocations, in whole or in part, to issue recovery zone bonds of the Authority for qualifying projects or to reallocate those waived recovery zone bond allocations, in whole or in part, to a county or municipality to issue its own recovery zone bonds for qualifying projects;
            (D) the power to designate areas within the
        
State as recovery zones or all of the State as a recovery zone; and
            (E) the power to issue recovery zone bonds for
        
any project authorized to be financed with proceeds thereof under the applicable provisions of ARRA.
        (ii) In addition to the powers set forth in item
    
(i), the Authority shall be the sole recipient, on behalf of the State, of any waived recovery zone bond allocations. Recovery zone bond allocations can be waived to the Authority only by voluntary waiver as provided in this Section.
        (iii) In addition to the powers set forth in items
    
(i) and (ii), the Authority has any powers otherwise enjoyed by the Authority in connection with the issuance of its bonds if those powers are not in conflict with any provisions with respect to recovery zone bonds set forth in ARRA.
        (iv) The Authority has the power to adopt
    
regulations providing for the implementation of any of the provisions contained in this Section, including provisions regarding waiver agreements and the reallocation of all or any portion of the allocation amount and sub-allocations and the issuance of recovery zone bonds; except that those regulations shall not (1) apply to or affect any designation of a recovery zone by a county or municipality, (2) provide for any waiver or reallocation of an affected local government's sub-allocation other than a voluntary waiver as described in subsection (d), or (3) be inconsistent with the provisions of subsection (d)(i). Regulations adopted by the Authority for determining reallocation of all or any portion of a waived recovery zone bond allocation may include, but are not limited to, (1) the ability of the county or municipality to issue recovery zone bonds on or before December 31, 2010, (2) the amount of jobs that will be retained or created, or both, by the qualifying project to be financed by recovery zone bonds, and (3) the geographical proximity of the qualifying project to be financed by recovery zone bonds to a county or municipality that voluntarily waived its sub-allocation to the Authority.
        (v) Unless extended by an act of the United States
    
Congress, no recovery zone bonds may be issued after December 31, 2010.

 
(e) Established dates for notice.
    Any affected local government or any regional authority that has issued recovery zone bonds on or before the effective date of this Section must report its issuance of recovery zone bonds to the Authority within 30 days after the effective date of this Section. After the effective date of this Section, any affected local government or any regional authority must report its issuance of recovery zone bonds to the Authority not less than 30 days after those bonds are issued.
 
(f) Reports to the General Assembly.
    Starting 60 days after the effective date of this Section and ending on January 15, 2011, the Authority shall file a report before the 15th day of each month with the General Assembly detailing its implementation of this Section, including but not limited to the dollar amount of the allocation amount that has been reallocated by the Authority pursuant to this Section, the recovery zone bonds issued in the State as of the date of the report, and descriptions of the qualifying projects financed by those recovery zone bonds.
(Source: P.A. 96-1020, eff. 7-12-10; 97-333, eff. 8-12-11.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-110

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-110)
    Sec. 825-110. Implementation of ARRA provisions regarding qualified energy conservation bonds.
 
(a) Definitions.
        (i) "Affected local government" means any county or
    
municipality within the State if the county or municipality has a population of 100,000 or more, as defined in Section 54D(e)(2)(C) of the Code.
        (ii) "Allocation amount" means the $133,846,000
    
amount of qualified energy conservation bonds authorized under ARRA for the financing of qualifying projects located within the State and the sub-allocation of those amounts among each affected local government.
        (iii) "ARRA" means, collectively, the American
    
Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, including, without limitation, Section 54D of the Code; the guidance provided by the Internal Revenue Service applicable to qualified energy conservation bonds; and any legislation subsequently adopted by the United States Congress to extend or expand the economic development bond financing incentives authorized by ARRA.
        (iv) "ARRA implementing regulations" means the
    
regulations promulgated by the Authority as further described in subdivision (c)(iv) of this Section to implement the provisions of this Section.
        (v) "Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986,
    
as amended.
        (vi) "Qualified energy conservation bond" means any
    
qualified energy conservation bond issued pursuant to Section 54D of the Code.
        (vii) "Qualified energy conservation bond
    
allocation" means an allocation of authority to issue qualified energy conservation bonds granted pursuant to Section 54D of the Code.
        (viii) "Regional authority" means the Central
    
Illinois Economic Development Authority, Eastern Illinois Economic Development Authority, Joliet Arsenal Development Authority, Quad Cities Regional Economic Development Authority, Riverdale Development Authority, Southeastern Illinois Economic Development Authority, Southern Illinois Development Authority, Southwestern Illinois Development Authority, Tri-County River Valley Development Authority, Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority, Illinois Urban Development Authority, Western Illinois Economic Development Authority, or Will-Kankakee Regional Development Authority.
        (ix) "Sub-allocation" means the portion of the
    
allocation amount allocated to each affected local government.
        (x) "Waived qualified energy conservation bond
    
allocation" means the amount of the qualified energy conservation bond allocation that an affected local government elects to reallocate to the State pursuant to Section 54D(e)(2)(B) of the Code.
        (xi) "Waiver agreement" means an agreement between
    
the Authority and an affected local government providing for the reallocation, in whole or in part, of that affected local government's sub-allocation to the Authority. The waiver agreement may provide for the payment of an affected local government's reasonable fees and costs as determined by the Authority in connection with the affected local government's reallocation of its sub-allocation.

 
(b) Findings.
    It is found and declared that:
        (i) it is in the public interest and for the benefit
    
of the State to maximize the use of economic development incentives authorized by ARRA;
        (ii) those incentives include the maximum use of the
    
allocation amount for the issuance of qualified energy conservation bonds to promote energy conservation under the applicable provisions of ARRA; and
        (iii) those incentives also include the issuance by
    
the Authority of qualified energy conservation bonds for the purposes of financing qualifying projects to be financed with proceeds of qualified energy conservation bonds.

 
(c) Powers of Authority.
        (i) In order to carry out the provisions of ARRA and
    
further the purposes of this Section, the Authority has:
            (A) the power to receive from any affected local
        
government its sub-allocation that it voluntarily waives to the Authority, in whole or in part, for allocation by the Authority to a regional authority specifically designated by that affected local government, and the Authority shall reallocate that waived qualified energy conservation bond allocation to the regional authority specifically designated by that affected local government; provided that (1) the affected local government must take official action by resolution or ordinance, as applicable, to waive the sub-allocation to the Authority and specifically designate that its waived qualified energy conservation bond allocation should be reallocated to a regional authority; (2) the regional authority must use the sub-allocation to issue qualified energy conservation bonds on or before August 16, 2010 and, if qualified energy conservation bonds are not issued on or before August 16, 2010, the sub-allocation shall be deemed waived to the Authority for reallocation by the Authority to qualifying projects; and (3) the proceeds of the qualified energy conservation bonds must be used for qualified projects within the jurisdiction of the applicable regional authority;
            (B) at the Authority's sole discretion, the power
        
to reallocate any sub-allocation deemed waived to the Authority pursuant to subsection (c)(i)(A)(2) back to the Regional Authority that had the sub-allocation;
            (C) the power to enter into waiver agreements
        
with affected local governments to provide for the reallocation, in whole or in part, of their sub-allocations, to receive waived qualified energy conservation bond allocations from those affected local governments, and to use those waived qualified energy conservation bond allocations, in whole or in part, to issue qualified energy conservation bonds of the Authority for qualifying projects or to reallocate those qualified energy conservation bond allocations, in whole or in part, to a county or municipality to issue its own energy conservation bonds for qualifying projects; and
            (D) the power to issue qualified energy
        
conservation bonds for any project authorized to be financed with proceeds thereof under the applicable provisions of ARRA.
        (ii) In addition to the powers set forth in item
    
(i), the Authority shall be the sole recipient, on behalf of the State, of any waived qualified energy conservation bond allocations. Qualified energy conservation bond allocations can be reallocated to the Authority only by voluntary waiver as provided in this Section.
        (iii) In addition to the powers set forth in items
    
(i) and (ii), the Authority has any powers otherwise enjoyed by the Authority in connection with the issuance of its bonds if those powers are not in conflict with any provisions with respect to qualified energy conservation bonds set forth in ARRA.
        (iv) The Authority has the power to adopt
    
regulations providing for the implementation of any of the provisions contained in this Section, including the provisions regarding waiver agreements and reallocation of all or any portion of the allocation amount and sub-allocations and the issuance of qualified energy conservation bonds; except that those regulations shall not (1) provide any waiver or reallocation of an affected local government's sub-allocation other than a voluntary waiver as described in subsection (c) or (2) be inconsistent with the provisions of subsection (c)(i). Regulations adopted by the Authority for determining reallocation of all or any portion of a waived qualified energy conservation allocation may include, but are not limited to, (1) the ability of the county or municipality to issue qualified energy conservation bonds by the end of a given calendar year, (2) the amount of jobs that will be retained or created, or both, by the qualifying project to be financed by qualified energy conservation bonds, and (3) the geographical proximity of the qualifying project to be financed by qualified energy conservation bonds to a municipality or county that reallocated its sub-allocation to the Authority.

 
(d) Established dates for notice.
    Any affected local government or regional authority that has issued qualified energy conservation bonds on or before the effective date of this Section must report its issuance of qualified energy conservation bonds to the Authority within 30 days after the effective date of this Section. After the effective date of this Section, any affected local government or any regional authority must report its issuance of qualified energy conservation bonds to the Authority not less than 30 days after those bonds are issued.
 
(e) Reports to the General Assembly.
    Starting 60 days after the effective date of this Section and ending when there is no longer any allocation amount, the Authority shall file a report before the end of each fiscal year with the General Assembly detailing its implementation of this Section, including but not limited to the dollar amount of the allocation amount that has been reallocated by the Authority pursuant to this Section, the qualified energy conservation bonds issued in the State as of the date of the report, and descriptions of the qualifying projects financed by those qualified energy conservation bonds.
(Source: P.A. 98-90, eff. 7-15-13.)

20 ILCS 3501/825-115

    (20 ILCS 3501/825-115)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2019)
    Sec. 825-115. Metro East Police District Fund. The Authority and the Metro East Police District Commission may jointly administer the Metro East Police District Fund. All moneys received by the Commission shall be deposited in the Fund. Upon request of the Commission, the Authority shall provide to the Commission moneys deposited in the Fund, provided that the Commission and the Authority enter into an intergovernmental agreement to use the moneys deposited into the Fund solely for the purposes set forth in the Metro East Police District Act. This Section is repealed on December 31, 2019.
(Source: P.A. 97-971, eff. 1-1-13.)