Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Energy Efficiency Building Act. Establishes an Energy Efficient Building Code that shall apply to all new residential, commercial, and industrial buildings in this State. Provides for technical assistance to certain design professions to explain the requirements of the Code. Effective immediately.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Provides that the 2001 Supplement to the 2000 International Energy Conservation Code is published (rather than adopted) by the International Code Council. Provides that the Illinois Building Commission, as directed by the Capital Development Board, may make available implementation materials concerning the Code. Provides that, when developing Code adaptations, rules, and procedures for compliance with the Code, the Capital Development Board, or the Illinois Building Commission as directed by the Board, shall seek input from representatives from the building trades, design professionals, construction professionals, code administrators, and other interested entities affected. Deletes the home rule pre-emption. Effective one year after becoming law.
Fiscal Note (Capital Development Board)
No fiscal impact can be determined at this time due to lack of experience with the particular code.
Home Rule Note (Dept of Commerce and Community Affairs)
SB609 pre-empts home rule authority.
Housing Affordability Impact Note (Housing Development Authority)
Insufficient information to determine a fiscal effect.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the engrossed bill with the following change: provides for concurrent exercise of home rule powers.