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Full Text of SB0505  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The School Construction Law is amended by
5 changing Section 5-40 as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 230/5-40)
7     Sec. 5-40. Supervision of school construction projects;
8 green projects. The Capital Development Board shall exercise
9 general supervision over school construction projects financed
10 pursuant to this Article. School districts, however, must be
11 allowed to choose the architect and engineer for their school
12 construction projects, and no project may be disapproved by the
13 State Board of Education or the Capital Development Board
14 solely due to a school district's selection of an architect or
15 engineer.
16     With respect to those school construction projects for
17 which a school district first applies for a grant on or after
18 July 1, 2007, the school construction project must receive
19 certification from the United States Green Building Council's
20 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building
21 Rating System or the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes
22 Green Building Rating System or must meet green building
23 standards of the Capital Development Board and its Green



SB0505 Enrolled - 2 - LRB095 09026 NHT 29217 b

1 Building Advisory Committee.
2 (Source: P.A. 93-679, eff. 6-30-04.)
3     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
4 2007.