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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
5adding Section 45-95 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 500/45-95 new)
7    Sec. 45-95. HUBZone business contracts.
8    (a) For the purposes of this Section:
9        "HUBZone business" means a business that operates and
10    employs people in Historically Underutilized Business
11    Zones (HUBZone) as designated by the federal HUBZone
12    Empowerment Act.
13        "Qualified HUBZone small business concern" means a
14    business that qualifies under the HUBZone program
15    administered by the United States Small Business
16    Administration.
17    (b) Each chief procurement officer shall establish rules,
18in consultation with the procuring agency, related to the
19eligibility of qualified HUBZone small business concerns to
20receive preference under this Section, and shall verify the
21accuracy of any information submitted by a qualified HUBZone
22small business concern with respect to a contract awarded under
23this Section.



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1    (c) The provisions of this Section shall not apply to
2construction procurements and construction-related services