Public Act 095-0071
HB0634 Enrolled LRB095 10004 JAM 30218 b

    AN ACT concerning procurement.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
adding Section 45-75 as follows:
    (30 ILCS 500/45-75 new)
    Sec. 45-75. Biobased products. When a State contract is to
be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, an otherwise
qualified bidder who will fulfill the contract through the use
of biobased products may be given preference over other bidders
unable to do so, provided that the cost included in the bid of
biobased products is not more than 5% greater than the cost of
products that are not biobased.
    For the purpose of this Section, a biobased product is
defined as in the federal Biobased Products Preferred
Procurement Program.
    This Section does not apply to contracts for construction
projects awarded by the Capital Development Board or the
Department of Transportation.

Effective Date: 1/1/2008