Bill Status of HB0718 94th General Assembly
Short Description: ENERGY CONSERVATION
Rep. Harry Osterman - Sidney H. Mathias - Paul D. Froehlich - Kathleen A. Ryg - Karen May, Deborah L. Graham, Patricia Bailey and Naomi D. Jakobsson
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Government Energy Conservation Act, the School Code, the Public University Energy Conservation Act, and the Public Community College Act. Defines "energy conservation measure" to include energy conservation measures that reduce energy consumption or reduce operating costs, including future labor costs, future costs for contracted services, and related capital expenditures. Defines "related capital expenditures". Provides that a unit of local government, public university, or public community college may enter into a guaranteed energy savings contract if it finds that the amount it would spend on the energy conservation measures recommended in the proposal would not exceed the amount to be saved in either energy or operational costs, or both, within a 20-year period (now, a 10-year period) from the date of installation, if the recommendations in the proposal are followed. Makes corresponding changes. For purposes of the Local Government Energy Conservation Act, defines "unit of local government" to include park districts. Effective immediately.