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Public Act 096-1413





Public Act 096-1413
HB6030 EnrolledLRB096 19312 RCE 34703 b

    AN ACT concerning finance.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 605-524 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 605/605-524 new)
    Sec. 605-524. Green manufacturing grant program.
    (a) The Department shall administer the Green
Manufacturing Grant Fund, a special fund in the State treasury,
to make grants, subject to appropriation, to manufacturers with
500 or fewer employees toward the cost of capital equipment
that will reduce environmental impact and achieve cost savings.
    (b) The Department shall make grants only for projects that
meet guidelines established by the Department by rule. In
establishing those guidelines, the Department shall consult
recognized standards and guidelines for green manufacturing.
    (c) The funds may be used for the following purposes:
        (1) improving air quality and reducing emissions and
        (2) reducing solid waste disposal in landfills and
    disposal costs;
        (3) reducing water use, effluent disposal, and
    associated costs;
        (4) reusing, recovering, and recycling waste materials
    or removing toxic materials from products; and
        (5) developing, expanding, or retooling a
    manufacturing facility to produce renewable energy or
    energy efficiency products or components.
    (d) Grants made under this Section must not exceed $250,000
per manufacturer.
    (e) The Department shall adopt any rules necessary to
implement and operate this program.
    Section 10. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.755 as follows:
    (30 ILCS 105/5.755 new)
    Sec. 5.755. The Green Manufacturing Grant Fund.

Effective Date: 1/1/2011