Energy, finance bills sponsored by Weaver pass Senate
Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) has energy and finance on the mind.
Passing two bills at the April 19 Senate floor debate, Weaver successfully amended the Energy Efficient Building and State Finance acts.
SB3031, sponsored by Weaver, “provides that the International Code Council's International Energy Conservation Code, as adopted by the Capital Development Board, shall also apply to certain State facilities beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act,” according to the bill synopsis.
After passing on the Senate floor, the bill on May 9 advanced 8-1 through the House Energy Committee.
SB3032, also sponsored by Weaver, mandates “any new contract, contract renewal, or order against a master contract in the amount of $250,000 or more in a fiscal year or any contract amendment or change to an existing contract that increases the value of the contract to or by $250,000 or more in a fiscal year shall be signed or approved in writing by the chief executive officer of the agency, the chief legal counsel of the agency, and the chief fiscal officer of the agency," according to the bill synopsis.
SB3032 passed 57-0 on third reading.