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Full Text of HB2953  100th General Assembly

HB2953ham001 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Filed: 3/2/2017

 

 


 

 


 
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 2953

2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2953, on page 1,
3immediately below line 3, by inserting the following:
 
4    "Section 5. The Metropolitan Transit Authority Act is
5amended by changing Section 32 as follows:
 
6    (70 ILCS 3605/32)  (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 332)
7    Sec. 32. The Board shall adopt regulations to insure that
8the construction or acquisition by the Authority of services or
9public transportation facilities (other than real estate)
10involving a cost of more than the small purchase threshold set
11by the Federal Transit Administration $40,000 and the
12disposition of all property of the Authority shall be after
13public notice and with public bidding. The regulations may
14provide for exceptions to the requirements for the issuance and
15sale of bonds or notes of the Authority, to the acquisition of
16professional or utility services and to other matters for which

 

 

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1public bidding is disadvantageous. The regulations may also
2provide for the use of competitive negotiations or the
3prequalification of responsible bidders consistent with
4applicable federal regulations. The requirements set forth
5therein shall not apply to purchase of service agreements or
6other contracts, purchases or sales entered into by the
7Authority with any transportation agency or unit of local
8government.
9(Source: P.A. 98-1156, eff. 1-9-15.)
 
10    Section 10. The Local Mass Transit District Act is amended
11by changing Section 5.5 as follows:
 
12    (70 ILCS 3610/5.5)
13    Sec. 5.5. Public bidding. The Board shall adopt regulations
14to ensure that the construction or acquisition by the District
15of services or public transportation facilities (other than
16real estate) involving a cost of more than the small purchase
17threshold set by the Federal Transit Administration $40,000 and
18the disposition of all property of the District shall be after
19public notice and with public bidding. The regulations may
20provide for exceptions to the requirements for the issuance and
21sale of bonds or notes of the District, to the acquisition of
22professional or utility services and to other matters for which
23public bidding is disadvantageous. The regulations may also
24provide for the use of competitive negotiations or the

 

 

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1prequalification of responsible bidders consistent with
2applicable federal regulations. The requirements set forth
3therein shall not apply to purchase of service agreements or
4other contracts, purchases or sales entered into by the
5District with any transportation agency or unit of local
6government.
7(Source: P.A. 98-1156, eff. 1-9-15.)"; and
 
8on page 1, line 4, by replacing "Section 5" with "Section 15".