Full Text of SB1814 101st General Assembly
SB1814ham002 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Rep. Gregory Harris
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AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1814
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1814, AS AMENDED,
with reference to page and line numbers of House Amendment No.
1, on page 328, by replacing lines 15 through 25 with the
"(g) For purposes of determining the required State
contribution to the System, the value of the System's assets
shall be equal to the actuarial value of the System's assets,
which shall be calculated as follows:
As of June 30, 2008, the actuarial value of the System's
assets shall be equal to the market value of the assets as of
that date. In determining the actuarial value of the System's
assets for fiscal years after June 30, 2008, any actuarial
gains or losses from investment return incurred in a fiscal
year shall be recognized in equal annual amounts over the
5-year period following that fiscal year."; and
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on page 1088, immediately below line 12, by inserting the
ACCESS TO JUSTICE GRANTS
The Access to Justice Act is amended by
adding Section 16 as follows:
(705 ILCS 95/16 new)
Fiscal year 2020 grants.
If and only if Senate
Bill 262 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law, then funds
appropriated for grants in Section 165 of Article 105 of Senate
Bill 262 of the 101st General Assembly shall be awarded by the
Department of Human Services in equal amounts to the Westside
Justice Center and the Resurrection Project.
URBAN WEATHERIZATION INITIATIVE
The Urban Weatherization Initiative Act is
amended by changing Section 40-20 as follows:
(30 ILCS 738/40-20)
Award of grants.
(a) The Department shall award grants under this Article
using a competitive request-for-proposal process administered
by the Department and overseen by the Board. No more than 2% of
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funds used for grants may be retained by the Department for
administrative costs, program evaluation, and technical
(b) The Department must award grants competitively in
accordance with the priorities described in this Article.
Grants must be awarded in support of the implementation,
expansion, or implementation and expansion of weatherization
and job training programs consistent with the priorities
described in this Article. Strategies for grant use include,
but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Repair or replacement of inefficient heating and
(2) Addressing of air infiltration with weather
stripping, caulking, thresholds, minor repairs to walls,
roofs, ceilings, and floors, and window and door
(3) Repair or replacement of water heaters.
(4) Pipe, duct, or pipe and duct insulation.
(c) Portions of grant funds may be used for:
(1) Work-aligned training in weatherization skill
sets, including skills necessary for career advancement in
the energy efficiency field.
(2) Basic skills training, including soft-skill
training, and other workforce development services,
including mentoring, job development, support services,
transportation assistance, and wage subsidies tied to
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training and employment in weatherization.
(c-5) Portions of grant funds may also be used for any
purpose for which bonds are issued under Section 4 of the Build
Illinois Bond Act.
(d) All grant applicants must include a comprehensive plan
for local community engagement. Grant recipients may devote a
portion of awarded funds to conduct outreach activities
designed to assure that eligible households and relevant
workforce populations are made aware of the opportunities
available under this Article. A portion of outreach activities
must occur in convenient, local intake centers, including but
not limited to churches, local schools, and community centers.
(e) Any private, public, and non-profit entities that
provide, or demonstrate desire and ability to provide,
weatherization services that act to decrease the impact of
energy costs on low-income areas and incorporate an effective
local employment strategy are eligible grant applicants.
(f) For grant recipients, maximum per unit expenditure
shall not exceed $6,500.
(g) A grant recipient may not be awarded grants totaling
more than $500,000 per fiscal year.
(h) A grant recipient may not use more than 15% of its
total grant amount for administrative expenses.
(Source: P.A. 96-37, eff. 7-13-09.)".