State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/26/2007, by Rep. Tom Cross


70 ILCS 3605/32   from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 332

    Amends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning public bidding on construction contracts.

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1     AN ACT concerning local government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Metropolitan Transit Authority Act is
5 amended by changing Section 32 as follows:
6     (70 ILCS 3605/32)  (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 332)
7     Sec. 32. The The Board shall adopt regulations to insure
8 that the construction or acquisition by the Authority of
9 services or public transportation facilities (other than real
10 estate) involving a cost of more than $10,000 and the
11 disposition of all property of the Authority shall be after
12 public notice and with public bidding. The regulations may
13 provide for exceptions to the requirements for the issuance and
14 sale of bonds or notes of the Authority, to the acquisition of
15 professional or utility services and to other matters for which
16 public bidding is disadvantageous. The regulations may also
17 provide for the use of competitive negotiations or the
18 prequalification of responsible bidders consistent with
19 applicable federal regulations. The requirements set forth
20 therein shall not apply to purchase of service agreements or
21 other contracts, purchases or sales entered into by the
22 Authority with any transportation agency or unit of local
23 government.



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1 (Source: P.A. 86-1277.)