|Public Act 099-0451|
|HB3485 Enrolled||LRB099 09719 SXM 31596 b|
AN ACT concerning finance.
WHEREAS, African-Americans represent 14.7% of the total
population of Illinois
residents; the unemployment rate for
African-Americans in Illinois is projected to be 13.5%,
double the rate for the total State population; and
WHEREAS, African-Americans represent 9.5% of the ownership
of total Illinois
businesses; the total value of State
contracts awarded to African-American-owned businesses in 2013
than 1% of total Central Management Services spending;
WHEREAS, Unemployment leads to a decline in communities,
foreclosures, abandoned buildings, violence,
depression, and poverty; therefore
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Practices in Contracting Task Force Act.
Purpose and members.
(a) There is created the Fair Practices in Contracting Task