Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that State officers and employees prohibited from obtaining State contracts may not receive legal, banking, consulting, or other fees related to State government bond issuances. Prohibits waivers from the prohibition. Prohibits State contractors with contracts with an annual aggregate value of more than $25,000 from making political contributions to the executive branch constitutional officers responsible for awarding the contracts. Establishes penalties for violations. Requires that each State contract bid or offer in excess of $10,000 annual value must be accompanied by a disclosure of the bidder's or offeror's political contributions to the executive branch constitutional officer responsible for awarding the contract. Authorizes the State Comptroller to refuse payments under contracts for which those disclosures were not made. Makes other changes.
Fiscal Note (Dept. of Central Management Services)
House Bill 1 will have minimal administrative costs upon Central Management Services.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 With respect to the prohibition against certain State contractors making campaign contributions to the officeholder responsible for awarding the contract, requires that a political committee that receives such a prohibited contribution must pay the State an amount equal to the contribution within 30 days after notice of the violation appears in the Illinois Register. Requires that the payment be deposited into the general revenue fund.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Prohibits a business that makes a State contract bid or proposal from making contributions to the officeholder responsible for awarding the contract, or a political committee established to promote the officeholder’s candidacy, during the period from the date the bid or request for proposals is issued through the date the contract is awarded, if the bid or proposal exceeds $25,000 or the aggregate bids and State contracts of that business exceed $25,000.