SMITH,MICHAEL, LANG, FEIGENHOLTZ, ERWIN, FANTIN, GASH,
BOLAND AND HOLBROOK.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides for the
purchasing of supplies, services, and construction and, until 1998,
the leasing of real property and capital improvements by the State.
Establishes a Procurement Policy Board appointed by the Governor to
promulgate procurement policies and rules. Provides for a Chief
Procurement Officer appointed by the Board to oversee implementation
of its policies. Grants general procurement and rulemaking authority
to 16 State purchasing officers appointed by State officers of the
executive, legislative, and judicial branches and the governing boards
of State colleges and universities. Permits delegation of procurement
authority under certain circumstances. Grants procurement authority
for professional or artistic services to individual State entities.
Makes competitive sealed bidding the required method of source
selection, with exceptions for procurements of a small, emergency, or
sole source nature. Provides for procurement preferences, contract
requirements, auditing, prohibitions, and penalties. Amends the
Governmental Joint Purchasing Act and repeals various Acts and
Sections of Acts governing State purchasing. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Board of Trustees of Chicago State University,
Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois
State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois
University, and Western Illinois University shall appoint a State
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
HB1481 fails to create a State mandate.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
No change from previous mandates note.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCMS)
Estimated implementation cost is $2,737,654. In addition, for
every percentage increase in State lease costs, due to the pur-
chase option requirement, State expenditures would increase
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that the Code applies only to procurements for which
contractors were first solicited on or after July 1,1998. Provides
that the Code shall not apply to contracts between the State and its
political subdivisions or other governments, or between State
governmental bodies; grants; purchase of care; contracts for personal
services; or collective bargaining contracts. Provides that in
certain cases, procurements involving the Illinois Department of
Transportation and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority shall be
delegated to the Secretary of Transportation or the Authority, as the
case may be, rather than the State purchasing officers. Provides that
the Illinois Procurement Bulletin shall be published at least twice
monthly (now at least once a month). Provides that, by rule, bids or
proposals may be accepted by fax, electronic data exchange, or other
methods. Provides that for purposes of sole source procurements, the
procuring agency shall maintain a list of contracts awarded on a sole
source basis including the reasons for determining the contractor was
the sole economically feasible source. Provides that public notice of
the need for the procurement and the request for information for the
availability of real property to lease shall be published in the
Illinois Procurement Bulletin at least 14 days before the date for the
opening of the proposals (now 28 days). Provides for procurement of
legal, medical, and related services without notice of competition in
certain instances. Provides that with respect to real property and
capital improvement leases, the option to purchase shall not be
included if the purchasing officer determines that it is not in the
State's best interest. Provides that the State Agency may enter into
concessions and leases of State property in writing. Provides that an
executive ethics board or commission designated by the Governor may
exempt individuals from certain provisions under the Code. Effective
July 1, 1997, to be implemented on July 1, 1998.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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