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91_HB3482 LRB9111829JMmbA 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Procurement Code by adding 2 Section 30-50. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by 6 adding Section 30-50 as follows: 7 (30 ILCS 500/30-50 new) 8 Sec. 30-50. Illinois FIRST Job Opportunities Initiative. 9 (a) For any construction contract with the value of 10 $1,000,000 or more funded in whole or part by Illinois FIRST 11 funds, the State of Illinois shall post the following 12 information pursuant to the procedures set forth in 13 subsection (c): 14 (1) the approximate number of apprenticeship and 15 journeyman hours that will be required for each skilled 16 and unskilled trade to be utilized within any contract or 17 subcontract to be awarded for that project, or any other 18 employment opportunity to be made available pursuant to 19 such contract or subcontract; 20 (2) the approximate period of time during which 21 work on any contract or subcontract will continue, 22 including the approximate beginning date that any 23 employment opportunity will arise pursuant to the 24 contract; 25 (3) the description and location of the 26 construction project; and 27 (4) the specific procedures that must be followed 28 to apply for any employment opportunities arising from 29 the contract or subcontract, including location and hours 30 of any union or other offices. 31 (b) Any prime contractor receiving any construction -2- LRB9111829JMmbA 1 contract with the value of $1,000,000 or more funded in whole 2 or part by Illinois FIRST funds shall, within 30 days of the 3 date that the prime contract is awarded by the State, supply 4 the Department of Employment Security with the employment 5 information specified in subsection (a); provided that for 6 any subcontract awarded during the duration of the contract, 7 the information specified in subsection (a) shall be provided 8 by the prime contractor within 30 days after the date that 9 the subcontract is awarded. Any such contract shall include 10 the requirement for the prime contractor to supply the 11 information within the timeframes set forth in this 12 subsection. 13 (c) All employment opportunities required to be posted 14 under this Section shall be submitted by a prime contractor 15 to the Department of Employment Security, utilizing forms and 16 procedures developed and made available by the Department. 17 The Department of Employment Security shall, upon receipt of 18 such information from any prime contractor, post the 19 information on a State of Illinois Internet site maintained 20 for that purpose, with the Job Service program maintained by 21 the State, and with all Illinois Employment and Training 22 Centers throughout the State. In addition, the information 23 provided to the Department of Employment Security shall be 24 provided by the prime contractor or his or her representative 25 to any person who seeks application for employment directly 26 at the job site. 27 (d) Any prime contractor awarded a construction contract 28 with the value of $1,000,000 or more, funded in whole or part 29 by Illinois FIRST funds, shall submit a quarterly report to 30 the State of Illinois that shall include information as to 31 the number of apprenticeship and journeyman hours in each 32 skilled and unskilled trade in which women and minorities 33 were employed during the preceding quarter. The Governor 34 shall designate an office within a State agency that shall be -3- LRB9111829JMmbA 1 responsible for the development and dissemination of a simple 2 reporting form, both in paper and electronic format, to be 3 utilized by prime contractors covered under this Section and 4 shall be further responsible for monitoring compliance with 5 the reporting requirements specified in this subsection. Any 6 report submitted pursuant to this subsection shall be made 7 available, at a nominal charge, to any member of the public 8 who requests a copy. 9 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 10 becoming law.
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