Bill Status of HB5863 101st General Assembly
Short Description: PARK/MUSEUM DISTRICT DIVERSITY
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Park and Museum District Business Enterprise Act. Creates the Park and Museum District Business Enterprise Council for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities comprised of members appointed by the Governor, including individuals representing businesses that are minority-owned or women-owned or owned by persons with disabilities, an individual representing the business community, and individuals representing park districts and museum districts. Provides for an aspirational goal in park districts and museum districts of not less than 30% of the total dollar amount of specified park and museum district contracts to be awarded to businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Provides, however, that of the total amount of all park and museum district contracts awarded to businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities, contracts representing at least 16% shall be awarded to businesses owned by minorities, contracts representing at least 10% shall be awarded to women-owned businesses, and contracts representing at least 3% shall be awarded to businesses owned by persons with disabilities. Provides for duties of the Secretary of the Council and for annual report requirements of the Council. Provides for compliance, exemptions, waivers, and other requirements. Provides that the Department of Central Management Services shall conduct studies that measures the impact of discrimination on minority and women business development in park and museum districts in Illinois. Amends the State Finance Act making conforming changes.