|Public Act 096-1413|
|HB6030 Enrolled||LRB096 19312 RCE 34703 b|
AN ACT concerning finance.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
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)
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
(3) reducing water use, effluent disposal, and