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 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 and available  for
16        each  skilled  and  unskilled trade to be utilized within
17        any contract and  subcontract  to  be  awarded  for  that
18        project,  and any other employment opportunity to be made
19        available pursuant to 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
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 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
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 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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