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HIGHER EDUCATION
(110 ILCS 805/) Public Community College Act.

110 ILCS 805/Art. I

 
    (110 ILCS 805/Art. I heading)
ARTICLE I. SHORT TITLE;
DEFINITIONS

110 ILCS 805/1-1

    (110 ILCS 805/1-1) (from Ch. 122, par. 101-1)
    Sec. 1-1. This Act shall be known and shall be cited as the Public Community College Act.
(Source: P.A. 78-669.)

110 ILCS 805/1-2

    (110 ILCS 805/1-2) (from Ch. 122, par. 101-2)
    Sec. 1-2. The following terms have the meanings respectively prescribed for them except as the context otherwise requires:
    (a) "Board of Higher Education": The Board of Higher Education created by "An Act creating a Board of Higher Education, defining its powers and duties, making an appropriation therefor, and repealing an Act herein named", approved August 22, 1961, as now or hereafter amended.
    (b) "State Board": Illinois Community College Board created by Article II of this Act.
    (c) "Community Colleges": Public community colleges existing in community college districts organized under this Act, or public community colleges which prior to October 1, 1973, were organized as public junior colleges under this Act, or public community colleges existing in districts accepted as community college districts under this Act which districts have a population of not less than 30,000 inhabitants or consist of at least 3 counties or that portion of 3 counties not included in a community college district and an assessed valuation of not less than $75,000,000 and which districts levy a tax for community college purposes.
    (d) "Community College Districts": Districts authorized to maintain community colleges under this Act, including community college districts which prior to October 1, 1973, were established under this Act as public junior college districts.
    (e) "Comprehensive community college program": A program offered by a community college which includes (1) courses in liberal arts and sciences and general education; (2) adult education courses; and (3) courses in occupational, semi-technical or technical fields leading directly to employment. At least 15% of all courses taught must be in fields leading directly to employment, one-half of which courses to be in fields other than business education.
    (f) "Common Schools": Schools in districts operating grades 1 through 8, 1 through 12 or 9 through 12.
    (g) "Board": The board of trustees of a community college district, whether elected or appointed.
    (h) "The election for the establishment": An election to establish a community college district under Article III, or an election to establish a junior college district prior to July 15, 1965, which district has become a community college district under this Act.
    (i) "Regional superintendent": The superintendent of an educational service region.
    (j) "Employment Advisory Board": A board, appointed by the Board of Trustees of a Community College District, for the purpose of advising the Board of Trustees as to local employment conditions within the boundaries of the Community College District.
    (k) "Operation and maintenance of facilities": The management of fixed equipment, plant and infrastructure.
(Source: P.A. 97-539, eff. 8-23-11.)

110 ILCS 805/1-3

    (110 ILCS 805/1-3)
    Sec. 1-3. Applicable laws. Other State laws and related administrative requirements apply to this Act, including, but not limited to, the following laws and related administrative requirements: the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Prevailing Wage Act, the Public Construction Bond Act, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Open Meetings Act, the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989, the Professional Engineering Practice Act of 1989, the Structural Engineering Practice Act of 1989, the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, and the Contractor Unified License and Permit Bond Act. The provisions of the Procurement of Domestic Products Act shall apply to this Act to the extent practicable, provided that the Procurement of Domestic Products Act must not be applied to this Act in a manner that is inconsistent with the requirements of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-333, eff. 8-12-11; 97-1105, eff. 8-27-12.)

110 ILCS 805/1-4

    (110 ILCS 805/1-4)
    Sec. 1-4. Applicability. In order to protect the integrity of historic buildings, no provision of this Act shall be interpreted to require the implementation of energy conservation measures that conflict with respect to any property eligible for, nominated to, or entered on the National Register of Historic Places, pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, or the Illinois Register of Historic Places, pursuant to the Illinois Historic Preservation Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1062, eff. 7-31-06.)