Sen. Mike Jacobs
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AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1735
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1735, AS AMENDED,
by replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
The Department of Transportation Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing
Section 2705-215 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2705/2705-215)
(was 20 ILCS 2705/49.27)
Cooperative utilization of equipment and
services of governmental
entities and not-for-profit
organizations for the transportation needs in
(a) The Department is directed to encourage and assist
governmental entities, not-for-profit corporations, and
service associations, between or among
themselves, in the development of
reasonable utilization of
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transportation equipment and operational service
the general and specialized public transportation needs.
The Department shall develop and encourage cooperative
all entities, of programs promoting
efficient service and conservation
energy and shall assist all entities in achieving their
and in their applications for transportation grants under
or federal programs.
(b) Implementation of cooperative programs is to be
developed within the
of the provisions of the
Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. In the circumstances of
the Department shall be guided by
that Act and any other State law
programs between those entities.
(c) The Department shall report to the members of the
March 1 of each year, its successes,
failures and progress in achieving
the intent of this Section.
The report shall also include identification
of problems as
well as the Department's recommendations.
(d) The Department shall certify United States Department
of Labor apprenticeship programs which have joint labor
management boards regulated under the Labor Management
Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. 141 et seq., as able to teach and
train their own members for any quality assurance and quality
control certifications issued by the Department.
The Department shall certify the curricula for the quality
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assurance quality control program and shall make available all
course curricula, teaching aids, syllabi, and other materials
necessary for instruction of courses described by this
The Department may administer any testing or certify a
third party to administer and certify any testing, provided
that the entity is independent of and not an affiliate of the
United States Department of Labor apprenticeship programs
identified in this subsection (d).
If the Department does not administer the testing, the
Department and the apprenticeship program shall mutually agree
upon a third party to administer the testing. The third party
shall provide testers upon being given 10 days notice.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
This Act takes effect upon