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Full Text of HB6153  96th General Assembly




HB6153 Enrolled LRB096 18480 JDS 33859 b

1     AN ACT concerning State government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Department of Commerce and Economic
5 Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6 amended by adding Section 605-1005 as follows:
7     (20 ILCS 605/605-1005 new)
8     Sec. 605-1005. Technology transfer incentives. The
9 Department may, subject to appropriation, create financial
10 incentive and grant programs to encourage private companies to
11 share their new energy technologies with public institutions of
12 higher education, public utilities, electric cooperatives,
13 State agencies, and federal agencies. For the purposes of this
14 Section, "public institutions of higher education" has the same
15 meaning as under Section 1 of the Board of Higher Education
16 Act; "public utility" has the same meaning as under Section
17 3-105 of the Public Utilities Act; "electric cooperative" has
18 the same meaning as under Section 3-119 of the Public Utilities
19 Act; "State agency" has the same meaning as under Section 1-10
20 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act; and "federal
21 agency" has the same meaning ascribed to the term "agency"
22 under Section 551 of the federal Administrative Procedure Act.