(625 ILCS 5/13C-80)
    Sec. 13C-80. Inspection replacement plan; report to General Assembly. By October 1, 2022, the Agency shall submit a written report to the General Assembly containing its plan to replace the dismantled official inspection stations located in the City of Chicago. The removal of the official inspection stations adversely impacted Chicago's 2.8 million population.
    The plan shall consist of either a pilot program or a permanent replacement program. The described plan shall provide information on the proposed locations of the new stations within the City of Chicago, information on programs implemented in other states, and a target date for full operation of all stations. The Agency shall issue a request for proposals related to its plan by January 1, 2023.
    The described plan shall also contain a timeline of actions including the issuance of a request for proposals by January 1, 2023. The plan shall include procurement of services, technology, equipment, and other elements necessary to replace the former vehicle testing lanes and shall state whether the replacement stations in the City of Chicago will utilize permanent self-service kiosks or other services. The plan shall also include the Agency's strategy of how best to inform people of the location and hours of operation of the new official inspection stations and conduct an informational campaign.
    Any contracts awarded as a result of this plan shall adhere to all State procurement requirements. The State shall consider contracting with minority-owned businesses as defined in Section 2 of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act.
(Source: P.A. 102-738, eff. 5-6-22.)