Bill Status of SB1686 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-AWARD OF CONTRACTS
Sen. Scott M. Bennett
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a school board may award a contract to a bidder who is not the lowest responsible bidder if the school board has considered factors of social responsibility in its decision to award the contract to the bidder. Provides that factors of social responsibility include, but are not limited to, businesses owned by women, minorities, persons with disabilities, or veterans and bidders who have programs or relationships that benefit such businesses. Effective immediately.