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Full Text of HB2811  102nd General Assembly

HB2811 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB2811

 

Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Brad Halbrook

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
605 ILCS 5/6-201.7  from Ch. 121, par. 6-201.7

    Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that, except for professional services, when the cost of construction, materials, supplies, new machinery or equipment exceeds $5,000 (rather than the previous threshold of $20,000), the contract for such construction, materials, supplies, machinery or equipment shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder after advertising for bids at least once, and at least 10 days prior to the time set for the opening of such bids, in a newspaper published within the township or road district, or, if no newspaper is published within the township or road district then in one published within the county, or, if no newspaper is published within the county then in a newspaper having general circulation within the township or road district, but, in case of an emergency, such contract may be let without advertising for bids. Effective immediately.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by
5changing Section 6-201.7 as follows:
 
6    (605 ILCS 5/6-201.7)  (from Ch. 121, par. 6-201.7)
7    Sec. 6-201.7. Construct, maintain and repair and be
8responsible for the construction, maintenance and repair of
9roads within the district, let contracts, employ labor and
10purchase material and machinery therefor, subject to the
11limitations provided in this Code. Contracts, labor,
12machinery, disposal, and incidental expenses related to
13special services under Section 6-201.21 of this Code
14constitute maintenance, for purposes of this Section.
15    Except for professional services, when the cost of
16construction, materials, supplies, new machinery or equipment
17exceeds $5,000 $20,000, the contract for such construction,
18materials, supplies, machinery or equipment shall be let to
19the lowest responsible bidder after advertising for bids at
20least once, and at least 10 days prior to the time set for the
21opening of such bids, in a newspaper published within the
22township or road district, or, if no newspaper is published
23within the township or road district then in one published

 

 

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1within the county, or, if no newspaper is published within the
2county then in a newspaper having general circulation within
3the township or road district, but, in case of an emergency,
4such contract may be let without advertising for bids. For
5purposes of this Section "new machinery or equipment" shall be
6defined as that which has been previously untitled or that
7which shows fewer than 200 hours on its operating clock and
8that is accompanied by a new equipment manufacturer's
9warranty.
10(Source: P.A. 93-109, eff. 7-8-03; 93-164, eff. 7-10-03;
1193-610, eff. 11-18-03; 94-435, eff. 8-2-05.)
 
12    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
13becoming law.