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Full Text of SB0505  95th General Assembly


Elementary & Secondary Education Committee

Adopted in House Comm. on May 08, 2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 505 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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



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1 which a school district first applies for a grant on or after
2 July 1, 2007, the school construction project must receive
3 certification from the United States Green Building Council's
4 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building
5 Rating System or the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes
6 Green Building Rating System or must meet green building
7 standards of the Capital Development Board and its Green
8 Building Advisory Committee.
9 (Source: P.A. 93-679, eff. 6-30-04.)
10     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
11 2007.".