|Public Act 096-1279|
|HB6153 Enrolled||LRB096 18480 JDS 33859 b|
AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 605-1005 as follows:
(20 ILCS 605/605-1005 new)
Technology transfer incentives.
Department may, subject to appropriation, create financial
incentive and grant programs to encourage private companies to
share their new energy technologies with public institutions of
higher education, public utilities, electric cooperatives,
State agencies, and federal agencies. For the purposes of this
Section, "public institutions of higher education" has the same
meaning as under Section 1 of the Board of Higher Education
Act; "public utility" has the same meaning as under Section
3-105 of the Public Utilities Act; "electric cooperative" has
the same meaning as under Section 3-119 of the Public Utilities
Act; "State agency" has the same meaning as under Section 1-10
of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act; and "federal
agency" has the same meaning ascribed to the term "agency"
under Section 551 of the federal Administrative Procedure Act.