Bill Status of HB2421  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-AWARD OF CONTRACTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel Didech

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.21
105 ILCS 5/34-21.3from Ch. 122, par. 34-21.3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a school board may award contracts for the purchase of supplies and materials or work involving an expenditure in excess of $50,000 or a lower amount as required by board policy to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder or to the bidder determined to best meet the needs of the board, considering such factors as conformity with specifications, terms of delivery, quality, and serviceability and such other performance criteria determined by board policy and included in the bid documents, and then price (rather than awarding contracts for the purchase of supplies and materials or work involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 or a lower amount as required by board policy to the lowest responsible bidder, considering conformity with specifications, terms of delivery, quality, and serviceability), after due advertisement. Provides for an exception for contracts for the repair, maintenance, remodeling, renovation, or construction or a single project involving an expenditure not to exceed $100,000 (rather than $50,000) and not involving a change or increase in the size, type, or extent of an existing facility. Makes related changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 008-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced 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