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 Bill Status of HB2811  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CONSTRUCTION BIDDING THRESHOLD

House Sponsors
Rep. Brad Halbrook

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
605 ILCS 5/6-201.7from Ch. 121, par. 6-201.7


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that, except for professional services, when the cost of construction, materials, supplies, new machinery or equipment exceeds $5,000 (rather than the previous threshold of $20,000), the contract for such construction, materials, supplies, machinery or equipment shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder after advertising for bids at least once, and at least 10 days prior to the time set for the opening of such bids, in a newspaper published within the township or road district, or, if no newspaper is published within the township or road district then in one published within the county, or, if no newspaper is published within the county then in a newspaper having general circulation within the township or road district, but, in case of an emergency, such contract may be let without advertising for bids. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brad Halbrook
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/17/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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