Bill Status of HB6271 9th General Assembly
Short Description: HIGHER ED-SUPPLIER DIVERSITY
Rep. Kenneth Dunkin, Arthur Turner, Esther Golar, André M. Thapedi, Marcus C. Evans, Jr. and Derrick Smith
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act and the Public Community College Act. Provides that the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board shall require all public universities and community college districts to submit an annual report on or before April 15, 2015 and on or before each April 15 thereafter, in a searchable Adobe PDF format, on all procurement goals and actual spending for female-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned, and small business enterprises in the previous calendar year. Provides that each university and district shall include certain information in its annual report. Provides that each annual report shall include as much State-specific data as possible. Provides that the Boards and all universities and districts shall hold an annual workshop open to the public in 2015 and every year thereafter on the state of supplier diversity to collaboratively seek solutions to structural impediments to achieving stated goals. Sets forth other Board requirements. Effective immediately.