90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0500
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PURCHASING-RENOVATION EXPENSES                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Purchasing Act.  Provides that  any  contract      
   entered into or expenditure of funds by a State agency for remodeling,      
   renovation,  or  construction  involving  an  expenditure in excess of      
   $30,000 (now, $5,000)  shall  be  subject  to  the  supervision  of  a      
   licensed architect or engineer.  Effective immediately.                     
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes  amendatory   provisions   increasing   the   expenditure      
   requirements for contracts requiring architect or engineer supervision      
   from   $5,000  to  $30,000.    Provides  that  architect  or  engineer      
   supervision and certification shall not apply to refurbishing, repair,      
   or maintenance projects that are determined by  the  Illinois  Capital      
   Development  Board's  Executive  Director  or its designated technical      
   staff as not being the practice of architecture as defined in  Section      
   3  of the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989, nor the practice      
   of  professional  engineering  as  defined  in  Section   3   of   the      
   Professional  Engineering  Practice  Act  of 1989, nor the practice of      
   structural engineering as defined  in  Section  5  of  the  Structural      
   Engineering Licensing Act of 1989.                                          
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0446

   Last action date: 97-08-16

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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