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FINANCE
(30 ILCS 503/) Small Business Contracts Act.

30 ILCS 503/1

    (30 ILCS 503/1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Small Business Contracts Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-307, eff. 8-11-11.)

30 ILCS 503/5

    (30 ILCS 503/5)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 98-1076)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. For the purposes of this Act, the following terms shall have the following definitions:
    "Small business" means a small business as defined in the Illinois Procurement Code.
    "State contract" means a State contract, as defined in the Illinois Procurement Code, funded with State or federal funds, whether competitively bid or negotiated.
    "State official or agency" means a department, officer, board, commission, institution, or body politic or corporate of the State.
(Source: P.A. 97-307, eff. 8-11-11.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 98-1076)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. For the purposes of this Act, the following terms shall have the following definitions:
    "Small business" means a small business as defined in the Illinois Procurement Code.
    "State contract" means a State contract, as defined in the Illinois Procurement Code, funded with State or federal funds, whether competitively bid or negotiated.
    "State official or agency" means a department, officer, board, commission, institution, or body politic or corporate of the State.
    "Subcontract" means a subcontract, as defined in the Illinois Procurement Code, funded with State or federal funds, whether competitively bid or negotiated.
(Source: P.A. 97-307, eff. 8-11-11; 98-1076, eff. 1-1-15.)

30 ILCS 503/10

    (30 ILCS 503/10)
    Sec. 10. Award of State contracts.
    (a) Not less than 10% of the total dollar amount of State contracts shall be established as a goal to be awarded to small businesses.
    (b) The percentage in subsection (a) relates to the total dollar amount of State contracts during each State fiscal year, calculated by examining independently each type of contract for each State official or agency which lets such contracts.
(Source: P.A. 97-307, eff. 8-11-11.)

30 ILCS 503/12

    (30 ILCS 503/12)
    (This Section may contain text from a Public Act with a delayed effective date)
    Sec. 12. Chief procurement officers; presentation. During each fiscal year, the chief procurement officers appointed pursuant to Section 10-20 of the Illinois Procurement Code, individually or as a group, may provide presentations at which small businesses may learn about the contracting process and how to apply for contracts.
(Source: P.A. 98-1076, eff. 1-1-15.)

30 ILCS 503/15

    (30 ILCS 503/15)
    Sec. 15. Compliance plans.
    (a) Each State official or agency shall file with its respective chief procurement officer an annual compliance plan which shall outline the goals of the State official or agency for contracting with small businesses for the then current fiscal year, the manner in which the official or agency intends to reach these goals, and a timetable for reaching these goals. The chief procurement officer shall review and approve the plan of the State official or agency and may reject any plan that does not comply with this Act or any rules promulgated pursuant to this Act.
    (b) Each State official or agency shall file with its respective chief procurement officer an annual report of its utilization of small businesses during the preceding fiscal year including lapse period spending and a mid-fiscal year report of its utilization to date for the then current fiscal year. The reports shall include a self-evaluation of the efforts of the State official or agency to meet its goals under the Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-307, eff. 8-11-11.)

30 ILCS 503/20

    (30 ILCS 503/20)
    Sec. 20. Annual report. Each chief procurement officer shall file no later than March 1 of each year, an annual report that shall detail the level of achievement toward the goals specified in this Act over the 3 most recent fiscal years. The annual report shall include, but need not be limited to, the following:
        (1) a summary detailing State appropriations subject
    
to the goals, the actual goals specified, and the goals attained by each State official or agency;
        (2) a summary of the number of contracts awarded and
    
the average contract amount by each State official or agency; and
        (3) an analysis of the level of overall goal
    
achievement concerning purchases from small businesses.
(Source: P.A. 97-307, eff. 8-11-11.)

30 ILCS 503/25

    (30 ILCS 503/25)
    (This Section may contain text from a Public Act with a delayed effective date)
    Sec. 25. Rulemaking. Subject to the rule making provision of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, each chief procurement officer may adopt rules to implement and administer this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-1076, eff. 1-1-15.)

30 ILCS 503/99

    (30 ILCS 503/99)
    Sec. 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.
(Source: P.A. 97-307, eff. 8-11-11.)