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Public Act 095-0416


 

Public Act 0416 95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 095-0416
 
SB0505 Enrolled LRB095 09026 NHT 29217 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The School Construction Law is amended by
changing Section 5-40 as follows:
 
    (105 ILCS 230/5-40)
    Sec. 5-40. Supervision of school construction projects;
green projects. The Capital Development Board shall exercise
general supervision over school construction projects financed
pursuant to this Article. School districts, however, must be
allowed to choose the architect and engineer for their school
construction projects, and no project may be disapproved by the
State Board of Education or the Capital Development Board
solely due to a school district's selection of an architect or
engineer.
    With respect to those school construction projects for
which a school district first applies for a grant on or after
July 1, 2007, the school construction project must receive
certification from the United States Green Building Council's
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building
Rating System or the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes
Green Building Rating System or must meet green building
standards of the Capital Development Board and its Green
Building Advisory Committee.
(Source: P.A. 93-679, eff. 6-30-04.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
2007.

Effective Date: 8/24/2007