|Public Act 093-0887
||LRB093 18886 NHT 44621 b
AN ACT concerning higher education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Sprinkler Dormitory Act.
institution" means an Illinois public or private college or
university offering degrees and instruction above the high
school level. This term does not include any public or private
college or university that does not provide on-campus housing
for its students in dormitories or equivalent facilities that
are owned, operated, or maintained by the public or private
college or university. This term does not include (i) any
public or private junior or community college or (ii) any
institution offering degrees and instruction that uses
correspondence as its primary mode of student instruction.
Fire sprinkler systems required.
Subject to the
establishment of a fire sprinkler dormitory revolving loan
program under Section 15 of this Act, fire sprinkler systems
are required in the dormitories of all post-secondary
educational institutions by 2013. This includes current
structures as well as newly constructed dormitories.
Fire Sprinkler Dormitory Revolving Loan
The Illinois Finance Authority and the Office of the
State Fire Marshal shall jointly administer a fire sprinkler
dormitory revolving loan program. The program shall provide
low-interest loans for the installation of fire sprinkler
systems in college dormitories by post-secondary educational
institutions. The loan funds, subject to appropriation, shall
be paid out of the Fire Sprinkler Dormitory Revolving Loan