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 Bill Status of HB6623  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNIVERSITY OF IL INITIATIVE

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - Carol Ammons

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new
30 ILCS 500/1-10
30 ILCS 500/1-15.100
30 ILCS 605/1.02from Ch. 127, par. 133b3
110 ILCS 305/100 new
110 ILCS 305/105 new
110 ILCS 305/110 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Removes procurement expenditures made by the University of Illinois from the application of the Act and the University of Illinois from the definition of "State agency". Amends the State Property Control Act to remove property of the University of Illinois from the definition of "property". Amends the University of Illinois Act. Under a University of Illinois Investment, Performance, and Accountability Commitment, requires the State to annually appropriate a minimum specified amount, provided that the University meets certain requirements at its campuses. Provides for an annual report, and repeals the Commitment on June 30, 2022. Provides for the issuance of certificates of participation for capital improvements, to be reviewed by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. Requires the maximum annual debt service for the University's total certificate of participation obligation to not exceed $100,000,000. Subject to appropriation, provides for an Illinois Excellence Program to recruit and retain promising faculty throughout the University of Illinois system through capital investment in both new and distressed facilities; amends the State Finance Act to create a special fund. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  11/9/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  11/14/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  11/14/2016HouseFirst Reading
  11/14/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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