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 Bill Status of SB2343  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  BEP-GOOD FAITH EFFORT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 575/2
30 ILCS 575/3.5 new
30 ILCS 575/7from Ch. 127, par. 132.607
30 ILCS 575/8from Ch. 127, par. 132.608

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Defines "good faith effort" for purposes of the Act. Provides factors for determining whether a good faith effort has been made for purposes of granting a waiver under the Act. Provides for a uniform standard of contract goals for State agencies, public institutions of higher education, and other departments. Specifies further requirements concerning the uniform standard of contract goals. Provides that the terms of every contract entered into by a State agency or public institution of higher education for purposes of the Act shall include a provision requiring vendors who fail to comply with a utilization plan to return all funds paid to that vendor with an expectation of compliance. Provides that the Business Enterprise Council may (rather than shall) grant a waiver under specified circumstances. Makes conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateTo Executive- Procurement
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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