Bill Status of HB2811 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CONSTRUCTION BIDDING THRESHOLD
Rep. Brad Halbrook
| 4/23/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.