Sen. Dale Fowler

Filed: 5/1/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2675 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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.



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1    (b) Each chief procurement officer shall establish rules,
2in consultation with the procuring agency, related to the
3eligibility of qualified HUBZone small business concerns to
4receive preference under this Section, and shall verify the
5accuracy of any information submitted by a qualified HUBZone
6small business concern with respect to a contract awarded under
7this Section.
8    (c) The provisions of this Section shall not apply to
9construction procurements and construction-related services