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Full Text of SB1735  97th General Assembly


Sen. Mike Jacobs

Filed: 3/8/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1735 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Transportation Law of the
5Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing
6Section 2705-215 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2705/2705-215)  (was 20 ILCS 2705/49.27)
8    Sec. 2705-215. Cooperative utilization of equipment and
9services of governmental entities and not-for-profit
10organizations for the transportation needs in public service
12    (a) The Department is directed to encourage and assist
13governmental entities, not-for-profit corporations, and
14nonprofit community service associations, between or among
15themselves, in the development of reasonable utilization of
16transportation equipment and operational service in satisfying



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1the general and specialized public transportation needs.
2    The Department shall develop and encourage cooperative
3development, among all entities, of programs promoting
4efficient service and conservation of capital investment and
5energy and shall assist all entities in achieving their goals
6and in their applications for transportation grants under
7appropriate State or federal programs.
8    (b) Implementation of cooperative programs is to be
9developed within the meaning of the provisions of the
10Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. In the circumstances of
11nongovernmental entities, the Department shall be guided by
12that Act and any other State law in encouraging the cooperative
13programs between those entities.
14    (c) The Department shall report to the members of the
15General Assembly, by March 1 of each year, its successes,
16failures and progress in achieving the intent of this Section.
17The report shall also include identification of problems as
18well as the Department's recommendations.
19    (d) The Department shall certify United States Department
20of Labor apprenticeship programs which have joint labor
21management boards regulated under the Labor Management
22Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. 141 et seq., as able to teach and
23train their own members for any quality assurance and quality
24control certifications required by the Department.
25    The Department shall make available, without charge, all
26course curricula, teaching aides, syllabi, and other materials



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1necessary for instruction of courses described by this
2subsection (d).
3    The Department and the apprenticeship program shall
4mutually agree upon a third party to administer testing. The
5third party shall provide testers upon being given 10 days
7(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
8    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9becoming law.".