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Public Act 094-0204




Public Act 094-0204
HB0056 Enrolled LRB094 05269 NHT 35311 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Fire Sprinkler Dormitory Act is amended by
changing Sections 10 and 15 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 47/10)
    Sec. 10. 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. Nothing in
this Act may be construed to abrogate any statute, rule, or
ordinance requiring that a fire extinguisher be present in a
(Source: P.A. 93-887, eff. 1-1-05.)
    (110 ILCS 47/15)
    Sec. 15. Fire Sprinkler Dormitory Revolving Loan Program.
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 or other funding sources,
shall be paid out of the Fire Sprinkler Dormitory Revolving
Loan Fund, a special fund in the State treasury. The Fund shall
consist of any moneys transferred into or appropriated to the
Fund as well as all repayments of loans made under this
Section. The Fund shall be used for loans to post-secondary
educational institutions for costs associated with the
installation of fire sprinkler systems in dormitories and for
no other purpose. All interest earned on moneys in the Fund
shall be deposited into the Fund.
(Source: P.A. 93-887, eff. 1-1-05.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/14/2005