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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 adding
5Section 4-106 as follows:
6    (605 ILCS 5/4-106 new)
7    Sec. 4-106. Misrepresentation.
8    (a) In relation to the submission of plans, maps,
9specifications, costs of construction, bids, or contracts for
10any Department project, it is unlawful for the Department, its
11employees and its agents to knowingly falsify, distort, or
12misrepresent any facts concerning, but not limited to, the
14        (1) the character, quality, cost, or quantity of
15    material already used or to be used;
16        (2) the quality or quantity of any work already
17    performed or to be performed; and
18        (3) any other related costs.
19    (b) A violation of subsection (a) of this Section shall be
20punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000 or by
21imprisonment of not more than 5 years, or both.