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      70 ILCS 2605/11.17        from Ch. 42, par. 331.17
          Amends the Metropolitan Water Reclamation  District  Act.
      Provides  that  the  purchasing  agent  may  trade  in, sell,
      donate, or dispose of (now trade in, sell, or dispose of) any
      materials, supplies, or equipment that  may  become  surplus,
      obsolete,  or  unusable.   Provides that materials, supplies,
      and  equipment  may  be  donated   only   to   not-for-profit
 1        AN  ACT  to  amend  the Water Reclamation District Act by
 2    changing Section 11.17.
 3        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:
 5        Section  5.   The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
 6    Act is amended by changing Section 11.17 as follows:
 7        (70 ILCS 2605/11.17) (from Ch. 42, par. 331.17)
 8        Sec. 11.17. Powers of purchasing agent.   The  purchasing
 9    agent  shall:  (a)  adopt,  promulgate  and from time to time
10    revise rules and regulations for the proper  conduct  of  his
11    office;  (b) constitute the agent of the sanitary district in
12    contracting for labor,  materials,  services,  or  work,  the
13    purchase,  lease  or  sale  of  personal property, materials,
14    equipment or supplies in conformity with this Act;  (c)  open
15    all   sealed  bids;  (d)  determine  the  lowest  or  highest
16    responsible bidder, as the case may be; (e)  enforce  written
17    specifications  describing  standards established pursuant to
18    this Act; (f) operate or require such physical,  chemical  or
19    other  tests as may be necessary to insure conformity to such
20    specifications with respect  to  quality  of  materials;  (g)
21    exercise  or  require  such  control  as  may be necessary to
22    insure conformity to  contract  provisions  with  respect  to
23    quantity;  (h)  distribute or cause to be distributed, to the
24    various requisitioning agencies  of  such  sanitary  district
25    such supplies, materials or equipment, as may be purchased by
26    him;  (i)  transfer  materials, supplies, and equipment to or
27    between the various requisitioning agencies and to trade  in,
28    sell,  donate, or dispose of any such materials, supplies, or
29    equipment that as may become surplus, obsolete, or  unusable;
30    except that materials, supplies, and equipment may be donated
31    only to not-for-profit institutions; (j) control and maintain
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 1    adequate  inventories  and inventory records of all stocks of
 2    materials, supplies and equipment of common  usage  contained
 3    in any central or principal storeroom, stockyard or warehouse
 4    of  the sanitary district; (k) assume such related activities
 5    as may be assigned to him from time to time by the  board  of
 6    trustees;  and  (m) submit to the board of trustees an annual
 7    report describing the activities of his  office.  The  report
 8    shall  be  placed  upon  the official records of the sanitary
 9    district or given comparable public distribution.
10    (Source: Laws 1963, p. 2498.)

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