90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0292
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Short description: 
ST ETHICS-CONTRACTS-FISCAL                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, the Fiscal Note Act,      
   the Lobbyist  Registration  Act,  and  the  Illinois  Purchasing  Act.      
   Prohibits  former  State  employees,  whose duties directly related to      
   procurement, from doing  substantially  similar  business  with  their      
   former  State  agency for 2 years.  Prohibits current and former State      
   employees from using confidential information, available due to  their      
   employment,  for  personal  gain.  Limits the cost of meals per person      
   paid for by the State at State-sponsored events.  Requires the  fiscal      
   notes  prepared  for legislation to include detailed information as to      
   calculations.  Prohibits lobbyists  from  providing  legislators  with      
   gifts  and  honoraria.  Requires the use of competitive sealed bidding      
   in awarding certain State  contracts  for  repairs,  commodities,  and      
   equipment  in  excess of $10,000.  Increases from one year to 10 years      
   for the  maximum  period  that  a  contractor  may  be  suspended  for      
   violating  competitive procurement procedures or failing to conform to      
   contract specifications or delivery terms.                                  
          FISCAL NOTE (Bureau of the Budget)                                   
          Reducing the limit below which procurement is required to            
          $10,000 will have an impact of approximately $450 thousand.          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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