State of Illinois
2013 and 2014


Introduced , by Rep. Tom Cross


105 ILCS 230/5-40

    Amends the School Construction Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning supervision of school construction projects.

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Construction Law is amended by
5changing Section 5-40 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 230/5-40)
7    Sec. 5-40. Supervision of school construction projects;
8green projects. The The Capital Development Board shall
9exercise general supervision over school construction projects
10financed pursuant to this Article. School districts, however,
11must be allowed to choose the architect and engineer for their
12school construction projects, and no project may be disapproved
13by the State Board of Education or the Capital Development
14Board solely due to a school district's selection of an
15architect or engineer.
16    With respect to those school construction projects for
17which a school district first applies for a grant on or after
18July 1, 2007, the school construction project must receive
19certification from the United States Green Building Council's
20Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building
21Rating System or the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes
22Green Building Rating System or must meet green building
23standards of the Capital Development Board and its Green



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1Building Advisory Committee. With respect to those school
2construction projects for which a school district applies for a
3grant on or after July 1, 2009, the school construction project
4must receive silver certification from the United States Green
5Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental
6Design Green Building Rating System.
7(Source: P.A. 95-416, eff. 8-24-07; 96-37, eff. 7-13-09.)