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Full Text of SB0051  96th General Assembly


Rep. Michael J. Madigan

Filed: 5/20/2009





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 51, AS AMENDED,
3 with reference to page and line numbers of House Amendment No.
4 1, by replacing line 21 on page 49 through line 11 on page 50
5 with the following:
6     "Sec. 10-25. Executive Procurement Officer. There is
7 hereby created, under the supervision of the Office of the
8 Governor, an Executive Procurement Office, headed by an
9 Executive Procurement Officer, who shall be appointed by the
10 Governor. The Executive Procurement Officer shall have the
11 following powers and duties:
12         (1) To recommend policies and procedures to ensure
13     consistency between the chief procurement officers and
14     their staffs, provided that each chief procurement officer
15     shall have final and exclusive authority over particular
16     procurement decisions.
17         (2) To assist chief procurement officers in the



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1     development of and revision of policies that decisions on
2     procurement related matters remain free from political or
3     other inappropriate extrinsic influence.
4         (3) To provide guidance to all chief procurement
5     officers and their staffs on how to ensure that all State
6     procurement is conducted in a manner that is appropriately
7     responsive to and sensitive to the needs of vendors and the
8     business community in general through the development of
9     technologically-sophisticated, efficient, and innovative
10     methodologies for managing procurement processes.
11         (4) Respecting the authority of the chief procurement
12     officers over procurement in their respective areas, to
13     assist with the implementation of policies mandated
14     through statute or executive order that promote diversity
15     among State contractors, including, but not limited to, the
16     implementation of the Business Enterprise and
17     Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.
18     The Executive"; and
19 on page 51, in line 20, by inserting "business" after "10"; and
20 on page 52, in line 20, by inserting "business" after "10".