(20 ILCS 5080/5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 2, 2019)
    Sec. 5. Purpose and members.
    (a) There is created the Fair Practices in Contracting Task Force to:
        (1) thoroughly survey African-American-owned business
    
participation in State procurement;
        (2) study African-American-owned subcontractors'
    
ability to be paid in a timely manner and the communication processes between subcontractors and prime contractors and the State;
        (3) research solutions and methods to address the
    
disparity in procurement awards; and
        (4) produce a final report summarizing the Task
    
Force's findings and detailing recommended statutory or constitutional strategies to recognize best practices.
    (b) The Task Force shall consist of the following members:
        (1) One member of the House of Representatives,
    
appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
        (2) One member of the House of Representatives,
    
appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives;
        (3) One member of the Senate, appointed by the
    
President of the Senate;
        (4) One member of the Senate, appointed by the
    
Minority Leader of the Senate;
        (5) Four members appointed by the Governor, 3 of whom
    
must be from the Department of Central Management Services, the Department of Transportation, or the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and one of whom must be a member of the Illinois African-American Family Commission; and
        (6) Four members of the public, representing
    
minority-owned businesses, appointed by the Governor.
    (c) Members shall serve without compensation.
(Source: P.A. 99-451, eff. 6-1-16; 100-201, eff. 8-18-17.)