State of Illinois
2003 and 2004


Introduced 02/09/04, by Steve Davis


30 ILCS 500/30-30

    Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Exempts the construction of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Operations Center, if the majority of funding is from federal funds, from provisions requiring separate bids for specified components of a construction contract exceeding a value of $250,000. Effective immediately.

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1     AN ACT concerning procurement.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
5 changing Section 30-30 as follows:
6     (30 ILCS 500/30-30)
7     Sec. 30-30. Contracts in excess of $250,000. For building
8 construction contracts in excess of $250,000, separate
9 specifications shall be prepared for all equipment, labor, and
10 materials in connection with the following 5 subdivisions of
11 the work to be performed:
12         (1) plumbing;
13         (2) heating, piping, refrigeration, and automatic
14     temperature control systems, including the testing and
15     balancing of those systems;
16         (3) ventilating and distribution systems for
17     conditioned air, including the testing and balancing of
18     those systems;
19         (4) electric wiring; and
20         (5) general contract work.
21     The specifications must be so drawn as to permit separate
22 and independent bidding upon each of the 5 subdivisions of
23 work. All contracts awarded for any part thereof shall award
24 the 5 subdivisions of work separately to responsible and
25 reliable persons, firms, or corporations engaged in these
26 classes of work. The contracts, at the discretion of the
27 construction agency, may be assigned to the successful bidder
28 on the general contract work or to the successful bidder on the
29 subdivision of work designated by the construction agency
30 before the bidding as the prime subdivision of work, provided
31 that all payments will be made directly to the contractors for
32 the 5 subdivisions of work upon compliance with the conditions



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1 of the contract. A contract may be let for one or more
2 buildings in any project to the same contractor. The
3 specifications shall require, however, that unless the
4 buildings are identical, a separate price shall be submitted
5 for each building. The contract may be awarded to the lowest
6 responsible bidder for each or all of the buildings included in
7 the specifications.
8     This Section does not apply to a contract, the majority of
9 funding for which is from federal funds, for the construction
10 of an Emergency Operations Center for the Illinois Emergency
11 Management Agency.
12 (Source: P.A. 90-572, eff. date - See Sec. 99-5.)
13     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14 becoming law.