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Full Text of HB0634  95th General Assembly



HB0634 Enrolled LRB095 10004 JAM 30218 b

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 adding Section 45-75 as follows:
6     (30 ILCS 500/45-75 new)
7     Sec. 45-75. Biobased products. When a State contract is to
8 be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, an otherwise
9 qualified bidder who will fulfill the contract through the use
10 of biobased products may be given preference over other bidders
11 unable to do so, provided that the cost included in the bid of
12 biobased products is not more than 5% greater than the cost of
13 products that are not biobased.
14     For the purpose of this Section, a biobased product is
15 defined as in the federal Biobased Products Preferred
16 Procurement Program.
17     This Section does not apply to contracts for construction
18 projects awarded by the Capital Development Board or the
19 Department of Transportation.