Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires every institution of higher education approved by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, whether public or private, to submit an annual report on its voluntary supplier diversity program to the Department of Central Management Services, except that, in the case of public community colleges, requires the report to be submitted to the Illinois Community College Board and requires the Illinois Community College Board to immediately forward the report to the Department. Sets forth provisions on what the report must include and how and when the report must be submitted. Provides that, for each report, the Department shall publish the results on its Internet website for 5 years after submission or, with respect to public community colleges, for 5 years after the report has been forwarded to the Department by the Illinois Community College Board. Requires the Department to hold an annual higher education supplier diversity workshop in February of 2018 and every February thereafter to discuss the reports with representatives of the institutions of higher education and vendors. Provides that the Department shall prepare a template for voluntary supplier diversity reports. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Removes references to public institutions of higher education, and makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.