Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 140 Higher Education Green Jobs and Technology Act. Section 5

    (110 ILCS 140/5)

    Sec. 5. Definitions. In this Act:

    "Community college" means a public community college in this State.

    "Green jobs" means jobs in which green technology is employed and may include the occupation codes identified as green jobs by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics and any codes identified as green jobs by the Illinois Department of Labor and the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

    "Green technology" means technology that (i) promotes clean energy, renewable energy, or energy efficiency, (ii) reduces greenhouse gases or carbon emissions, or (iii) involves the invention, design, and application of chemical products and processes to eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.

    "State university" means a public university in this State.

(Source: P.A. 97-241, eff. 8-4-11.)

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