(65 ILCS 5/11-6-9)
Purchase of tires under joint purchasing authority.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Vehicle" has the meaning provided in Section 1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
"Volunteer firefighter" means a firefighter who does not receive monetary compensation for his or her services to a municipal fire department.
(b) If authorized by the fire chief of the fire department, any regularly enrolled volunteer firefighter may purchase 4 vehicle tires every 3 years through his or her fire department's or municipality's contract to purchase vehicle tires under Section 2 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act. The authorization must be in writing and on the fire department's letterhead, and must include the volunteer firefighter's name, the license plate number of the vehicle for the authorized purchase, and must reference the fire department's or municipality's joint purchasing agreement.
(c) The fire department or municipality shall alone be responsible for documenting how many tires each volunteer firefighter purchases during the specified periods under this Section.
(d) The firefighter shall pay for any tires, and any related taxes, purchased under this Section.
(e) Purchase of tires under this Section are not considered tax exempt.
(f) This Section applies to contracts first solicited under Section 4 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 100-471, eff. 9-8-17.)