Sen. Donald P. DeWitte

Filed: 3/21/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1170 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Commerce and Economic
5Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
6is amended by adding Section 605-1110 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 605/605-1110 new)
8    Sec. 605-1110. Advanced manufacturing training programs.
9    (a) Subject to appropriation, the Department shall
10establish 3 advanced manufacturing training programs. The
11advanced manufacturing programs shall expand opportunities for
12skills training, boost retention of manufacturers, and attract
13investment by manufacturing companies.
14    (b) Grant moneys must be used either to expand programming
15in facilities or to support the construction of new facilities
16to expand manufacturing programming. The expansion must be led



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1by local community colleges and shall be in consultation with
2regional partnerships, including manufacturers, to ensure that
3the training offered aligns with the training needed by
4regional manufacturing employers.
5    (c) Grant moneys shall also be used to expand access to
6manufacturing programs for diverse populations, including
7individuals who have been previously incarcerated, individuals
8with disabilities, people of color, women, and veterans, as
9well as current high school students.
10    (d) The grant that is received by the community college
11must be matched equally with the commitment of local