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Full Text of HB0159  96th General Assembly



HB0159 Enrolled LRB096 02851 RLJ 12865 b

1     AN ACT concerning local government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
5 changing Section 9-2-100 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/9-2-100)  (from Ch. 24, par. 9-2-100)
7     Sec. 9-2-100. Except as otherwise provided in Section
8 9-2-113, any work or other public improvement, to be paid for
9 in whole or in part by special assessment or special taxation,
10 when the expense thereof will exceed $10,000 $500, shall be
11 constructed by contract let to the lowest responsible bidder in
12 the manner prescribed in this Division 2. Such contracts shall
13 be approved by the president of the board of local
14 improvements.
15     In case of any work which it is estimated will not cost
16 more than $10,000 $500, if after receiving bids it appears to
17 the board of local improvements that the work can be performed
18 better and cheaper by the municipality, the corporate
19 authorities of the municipality shall perform that work and
20 employ the necessary help therefor. The cost of that work by
21 the municipality in no case shall be more than the lowest bid
22 received.
23 (Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)



HB0159 Enrolled - 2 - LRB096 02851 RLJ 12865 b

1     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2 becoming law.