Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides for the appointment of an independent chief procurement officer for all procurements made by a public safety agency to be appointed by the Director of State Police with the consent of the majority of the members of the Executive Ethics Commission. Provides that the independent chief procurement officer has the authority to create one or more independent State purchasing officers. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides further requirements for vehicles approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle, when the authorized emergency vehicle is giving a signal by displaying flashing emergency lighting.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides further requirements for vehicles approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle that is displaying flashing emergency lighting. Creates and tasks the Move Over Early Warning Task Force with studying: (1) the issue of violations of the provisions of the Code prescribing how to safely enter a highway construction zone, approach a disabled vehicle, and approach an authorized emergency vehicle; and (2) new technologies and early warning systems in cellular phones and vehicles that alert the public to the presence of first responders and road safety hazards. Prescribes membership for the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall meet and present its report and recommendations, including legislative recommendations, if any, to the General Assembly no later than January 1, 2023. Repeals the provisions governing the Task Force on January 1, 2024.