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Full Text of HB1429  99th General Assembly


Rep. Carol A. Sente

Filed: 3/16/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1429 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
5changing Section 45-20 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 500/45-20)
7    Sec. 45-20. Recycled supplies. When a public contract is to
8be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder or offeror, an
9otherwise qualified bidder or offeror who will fulfill the
10contract through the use of products made of recycled supplies
11shall may be given preference over other bidders or offerors
12unable to do so, provided that the cost included in the bid of
13supplies is equal or less than other bids or offers, unless the
14use of the product constitutes an undue practical hardship.
15made of recycled materials does not constitute an undue
16economic or practical hardship.



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1    This Section applies to bid opportunities posted to the
2Illinois Procurement Bulletin on or after January 1, 2016.
3    Nothing in this Section shall be construed to apply to a
4construction agency for the purposes of procuring construction
5and construction-related services.
6(Source: P.A. 98-1076, eff. 1-1-15.)
7    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8becoming law.".