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Public Act 094-0890




Public Act 094-0890
HB5429 Enrolled LRB094 16778 NHT 52049 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Public Community College Act is amended by
adding Section 2-23 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 805/2-23 new)
    Sec. 2-23. Mobile response workforce training pilot
    (a) From appropriations made for the purposes of this
Section, the State Board shall implement and administer a
mobile response workforce training pilot program at 3 community
colleges to address the fact that businesses are struggling to
recruit a qualified workforce because of the frequent emergence
of new technologies in the workplace and subsequent skill set
requirements. The program shall meet all of the following
        (1) The program must be a collaborative model that
    integrates mobile workforce training with job creation and
    economic development.
        (2) The program must provide participating businesses
    with on-site training activities and resources across all
    functions, including without limitation recruiting,
    assessing and training potential employees, developing and
    producing training materials, providing training
    facilities, and delivering customized services, with the
    long-term objective of maintaining business and industry
    in this State and attracting new businesses and industries
    to this State.
        (3) The program must be operated for a period of 3
    The program is encouraged to use the highly successful
Alabama Industrial Development Training program as a model for
guidance and direction.
    (b) The State Board is authorized to administer the mobile
response workforce training pilot program in conjunction with
current programs and grants and in cooperation with other State
    (c) The State Board shall by rule establish the criteria to
be used in selecting the community colleges that are to
participate in the mobile response workforce training pilot
program, standards for implementation of the program, and goals
to be accomplished during the 3 years of the program.
    (d) On or before January 1, 2009, the State Board shall
file with the Governor and the General Assembly a report on the
progress of the mobile response workforce training pilot
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/20/2006