Public Act 096-0016
SB2009 Enrolled LRB096 11423 NHT 21892 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 University Energy Conservation Act is
amended by changing Section 5-10 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 62/5-10)
    Sec. 5-10. Energy conservation measure.
    (a) "Energy conservation measure" means any improvement,
repair, alteration, or betterment of any building or facility,
subject to all applicable building codes, owned or operated by
a public university or any equipment, fixture, or furnishing to
be added to or used in any such building or facility that is
designed to reduce energy consumption or operating costs, and
may include, without limitation, one or more of the following:
        (1) Insulation of the building structure or systems
    within the building.
        (2) Storm windows or doors, caulking or
    weatherstripping, multiglazed windows or doors, heat
    absorbing or heat reflective glazed and coated window or
    door systems, additional glazing, reductions in glass
    area, or other window and door system modifications that
    reduce energy consumption.
        (3) Automated or computerized energy control systems.
        (4) Heating, ventilating, or air conditioning system
    modifications or replacements.
        (5) Replacement or modification of lighting fixtures
    to increase the energy efficiency of the lighting system
    without increasing the overall illumination of a facility,
    unless an increase in illumination is necessary to conform
    to the applicable State or local building code for the
    lighting system after the proposed modifications are made.
        (6) Energy recovery systems.
        (7) Energy conservation measures that provide
    long-term operating cost reductions.
    (b) From the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
96th General Assembly until January 1, 2015, "energy
conservation measure" includes a renewable energy center pilot
project at Eastern Illinois University, provided that:
        (1) the University signs a partnership contract with a
    qualified energy conservation measure provider as provided
    in this Act;
        (2) the University has responsibility for the
    qualified provider's actions with regard to applicable
        (3) the University obtains a performance bond in
    accordance with this Act;
        (4) the University and the qualified provider follow
    all aspects of the Prevailing Wage Act as provided by this
        (5) the University and the qualified provider use an
    approved list of firms from the Capital Development Board
    (CDB), unless the University requires services that are not
    typically performed by the firms on CDB's list;
        (6) the University provides monthly progress reports
    to the Procurement Policy Board, and the University allows
    a representative from CDB to monitor the project, provided
    that such involvement is at no cost to the University;
        (7) the University requires the qualified provider to
    follow the provisions of the Business Enterprise for
    Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act and
    the Public Works Employment Discrimination Act as provided
    in this Act;
        (8) the University agrees to award new building
    construction work to a responsible bidder, as defined in
    Section 30-22 of the Illinois Procurement Code;
        (9) the University includes in its contract with the
    qualified provider a requirement that the qualified
    provider name the sub-contractors that it will use, and the
    qualified provider may not change these without the
    University's written approval;
        (10) the University follows, to the extent possible,
    the Design-Build Procurement Act for construction of the
    project, taking into consideration the current status of
    the project; for purposes of this Act, the definition of
    "State construction agency" in the Design-Build
    Procurement Act means Eastern Illinois University for the
    purpose of this project;
        (11) the University follows, to the extent possible,
    the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying
    Qualifications Based Selection Act;
        (12) the University requires all engineering,
    architecture, and design work related to the installation
    or modification of facilities be performed by design
    professionals licensed by the State of Illinois and
    professional design firms registered in the State of
    Illinois; and
        (13) the University produces annual reports and a final
    report describing the project upon completion and files the
    reports with the Procurement Policy Board, CDB, and the
    General Assembly.
    The provisions of this subsection (b), other than this
sentence, are inoperative after January 1, 2015.
(Source: P.A. 94-1062, eff. 7-31-06.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 06/22/2009