GASH, CROTTY, BIGGINS, LANG, BLACK, CURRY,JULIE AND FANTIN.
IL PROCUREMNT-STATE PURCHASING
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the "Public Assistance Fraud" Article of the Public Aid
Code. Makes it unlawful to do any of the following: defraud any
State or federally funded or mandated health plan in connection with
the delivery of or payment for health care benefits; directly or
indirectly give or offer anything of value to a health care official
with the intent to influence or reward any act or decision of a health
care official; falsify or conceal a material fact or make a false
statement or representation in connection with the provision of health
care; or engage in any unfair or deceptive marketing practice in
connection with providing any health care service or health plan.
Provides for enhanced penalties for violators other than individuals.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that offering a benefit to a person as an inducement to
select or to refrain from selecting a health plan or health care
service or provider is not an unfair or deceptive marketing practice
if the benefit is permitted by the Department of Public Aid or the
Department of Human Services.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
In the Section added to the Public Aid Code concerning managed
health care fraud, provides that "health plan" includes (i) any health
care reimbursement plan sponsored wholly or partially by the State
(rather than any government-sponsored health care reimbursement plan)
and (ii) any insurance carrier or other entity that contracts to
provide or provides goods or services that are reimbursed by or are a
required benefit of a health benefits program funded wholly or
partially by the State (rather than that are reimbursed by or are a
required benefit of a State or federally funded health benefits
program). In provisions concerning bribery and graft in connection
with health care, creates an exception for certain actions
"specifically allowed by law". In provisions concerning the elements
of the offense of unfair or deceptive marketing practices, includes
acting knowingly and willfully as an element of the offense.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/8A-6
305 ILCS 5/8A-13 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-14 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-15 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-16 new
305 ILCS 5/8A-17 new
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 525/3 from Ch. 85, par. 1603
15 ILCS 405/11 rep.
15 ILCS 405/15 rep.
20 ILCS 5/29 rep.
20 ILCS 5/30 rep.
20 ILCS 405/35.7b rep.
20 ILCS 405/67.01 rep.
20 ILCS 405/67.04 rep.
20 ILCS 415/25 new
20 ILCS 1015/13 rep.
30 ILCS 505/Act rep.
30 ILCS 510/Act rep.
30 ILCS 515/44 new
30 ILCS 563/Act rep.
30 ILCS 615/Act rep.
Deletes everything. Creates the Illinois Procurement Code and
amends and repeals various Acts relating to State purchasing.
Regulates procurement by State agencies of the executive branch;
requires constitutional officers to procure under the same
requirements through no less restrictive rules. Exempts the
legislative and judicial branches. Places procurement authority within
individual agencies through purchasing officers appointed by 4 chief
procurement officers. Creates a Procurement Policy Board appointed by
the Governor and the legislative leaders to review purchasing rules.
Permits the Board by a three-fifths vote to review contracts and to
propose procurement rules. Requires the use of competitive sealed
bidding with exceptions for small, emergency, and sole source
purchases. Provides conditions for real property leases and for the
use of preferences. Provides various information requirements, ethics
disclosures, and penalties. Requires contracts solicited between the
immediate and July 1, 1998 effective dates to be substantially in
accordance with the Code. Effective immediately for ethics and
disclosure provisions, January 1, 1998 for purposes of rulemaking and
appointment of the Procurement Policy Board, and July 1, 1998 for all
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Requires that prevailing wage requirements apply to printing
contracts of any value, rather than those of $10,000 or more.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0572
Last action date: 98-02-06
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 3
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