THE ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF ILLINOIS

Watch List

Staying informed on complicated issues is time-consuming and requires resources that most of our members just don't have. That's why we keep you up-to-date on industry news... recommending bills to watch, support and oppose. 

The PDF version of the table below can be found here.

Updated March 6, 2020

HB0159  
Mary E. Flowers
 
ST CONTRACTS-MINORITY BUSINESS 03/04/2020 House To Agency Operation Subcommittee
**** Watch. BEP-Not IDOT. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that all State agencies shall increase their award of State contracts to minority owned businesses by 15%.
HB0391  
Michael J. Madigan
 
GOVERNMENT-TECH 05/31/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch. Pre-apprenticeship training program. Good idea, but not the right legislation.
HB2038  
John M. Cabello
(Jason Plummer)
VETERAN REGISTRATION FEES 05/31/2019 Senate Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
**** **Oppose Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the standard registration fee for passenger motor vehicles of the first division and motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds shall be reduced by 50% for any Illinois vehicle owner who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces. Effective January 1, 2020.
HB2671  
Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
 
MINORITY BUSINESS-CREDIT PROG 01/28/2020 House Assigned to State Government Administration Committee
**** Watch. BEP- Not IDOT. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Requires the Department of Central Management Services to establish a credit program where certain contractors may receive credit applicable to meeting the requirements of the Act based on their utilization of minority owned businesses and female owned businesses.
HB2838  
Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
(Omar Aquino)
WAGE PAYMENT-DIRECT CONTRACTOR 02/27/2020 Senate Re-referred to Judiciary
**** **Oppose. Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building, structure, or other private work shall assume, and is liable for, any debt owed to a wage claimant or third party on the wage claimant's behalf, incurred by a subcontractor at any tier acting under, by, or for the direct contractor... and
HB2975 s
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
(Ram Villivalam)
EMPLOYMENT NO WAIVER OF RIGHTS 07/02/2019 House Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch/Oppose. Gen. Business Amends the Employment Contract Act. Provides that an employer may not require as a condition or precondition of employment that an employee or person seeking employment waive, arbitrate, or otherwise diminish any future claim, right, or benefit to which the person would otherwise be entitled under State or federal law. Effective immediately.
HB3172  
Jim Durkin
(Thomas Cullerton)
TOLL HIGHWAY OASIS REMOVAL 05/31/2019 Senate Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
**** **Watch. Amends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that, if the acquisition, construction, relocation, operation, regulation, or maintenance of a toll highway requires the relocation of public utilities due to the elimination of a tollway oasis bridge, the Illinois Highway Authority must conduct an assessment in order to determine the most cost-effective means of providing utility service to associated tollway property that remains.
HB3233 s
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
(Don Harmon)
VEH CD-SHARE ROAD-LARGE TRUCKS 03/04/2020 Senate Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 5, 2020
**** **Support. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers how to safely share the road with large trucks, including how to safely pass a large truck, how to give trucks appropriate space when they are making a right-hand turn, and how to avoid the blind spots around a large truck known as the "No Zone".
HB3292 h
William Davis
 
BUS ENTERPRISE-ST CONTRACTS 04/12/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch. ??? Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that solicitations (currently, only Non-construction solicitations) that include Business Enterprise Program participation goals shall require bidders and offerors to include utilization plans. Provides that failure to complete and include a completed utilization plan shall render a bid or offer non-responsive. 10 day Cure period.
HB3294  
William Davis
 
BUS ENTERPRISE-CERTIFICATION 04/12/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch. Not IDOT DBE Program. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that the Business Enterprise Council has the authority and responsibility to, among other authorities and responsibilities, (1) devise a certification procedure that certifies like certifications, including, but not limited to, such certifications for the City of Chicago and Cook County, and (2) annually evaluate certification procedures to ensure efficient standardi
HB3566  
William Davis
 
PROCURMENT-BUSINESS ENTERPRISE 04/12/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch. Not IDOT. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides requirements concerning a scoring methodology for competitive sealed proposals under the Code. Provides that no vendor shall be eligible for renewal of a contract when that vendor has failed to meet the goals agreed to in the vendor's utilization plan unless the State agency has determined that the vendor made good faith efforts toward meeting the contract goals and has issued a waiver or that vendor is not otherwise excused fro
HB3890  
Thomas M. Bennett
 
USE/OCC-TRADE-IN VALUE 10/17/2019 House Referred to Rules Committee
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HB3891  
Ryan Spain
 
USE/OCC-TRADE-IN VALUE 02/27/2020 House To Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Subcommittee
**** **
HB3895  
Luis Arroyo
 
BUSINESS ENTERPRISE-BUSINESS 10/17/2019 House Referred to Rules Committee
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HB3937  
John M. Cabello
 
MOTOR FUEL-RATE REDUCTION 10/29/2019 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** **
HB3945  
Ryan Spain
 
USE/OCC TAX-VEHICLE TRADE IN 02/27/2020 House To Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Subcommittee
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HB4015  
Katie Stuart
 
IEMA-VOLUNTEER PROGRAM 01/08/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
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HB4055  
Michael Halpin
 
ROADS-MUNICIPAL BIDDER 02/27/2020 House Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
**** Watch/Oppose. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, if a municipality maintains a list of entities deemed by the municipality to be non-responsible bidders and the municipality has its bidding process conducted by the Department of Transportation, the Department may not award all or part of any contract for work to be performed within that municipality to an entity deemed by that municipality to be a non-responsible bidder.
HB4096  
Katie Stuart
 
VEH CD-TRAILER WEIGHT TAX 02/27/2020 House To Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Subcommittee
**** Oppose. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reduces the trailer flat weight tax for maximum loads of 3,000 lbs and less from $118 to $18. Effective immediately.
HB4276  
Martin J. Moylan
(Jacqueline Y. Collins)
IDOT-ITEP SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING 02/26/2020 Senate Referred to Assignments
**** Oppose. Adds $25m per year to bikes and sidewalks and crosswalks from existing 6 year program. Not the deal that was cut with Rebuild IL>
HB4277  
Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
 
PREVAILING WAGE-PUBLIC WORKS 01/28/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch/support Expands PW jobs.
HB4293  
Will Guzzardi
 
WAGE THEFT-DAMAGES AMOUNT 03/03/2020 House Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
**** Oppose. Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that an employee is entitled to recover damages of 5% (rather than 2%) of the amount of any underpayments in wages for each month following the date of payment during which such underpayments remain unpaid.
HB4302  
Allen Skillicorn
 
VEH CD-TRAILER WEIGHT TAX 01/28/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Oppose. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reduces the trailer flat weight tax for maximum loads of 3,000 lbs and less from $118 to $18. Effective immediately.
HB4336  
John M. Cabello
 
VETERAN REGISTRATION FEES 01/29/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch/Oppose Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the standard registration fee for passenger motor vehicles of the first division and motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds shall be reduced by 50% for any vehicle owner who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.
HB4623  
Bob Morgan
 
COMPASSIONATE USE-LIABILITY 02/27/2020 House Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
**** Watch. Amends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Provides that employers are not prohibited from adopting specified policies concerning medical cannabis by registered qualifying patients, including drug testing policies for such patients working in safety sensitive positions. Unless specified circumstances are met, prohibits employers from taking adverse action against registered qualifying patients who work in non-safety sensitive positions solely due to a positive drug tes
HB4710  
Joe Sosnowski
 
BEP-EMPLOYEE QUALIFY BUSINESS 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch. BEP.- Not IDOT. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Defines "employee qualifying business". Provides that a minority-owned business, women-owned business, and Business owned by a person with a disability each include employee qualifying businesses for purposes of the Act.
HB4728  
Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
 
BEP-EQUITY IN STATE CONTRACTS 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides for the dissolution of the Special Committee on Minority, Female, Persons with Disabilities, and Veterans Contracting. Creates the Task Force on Equity in State Contracting to study the effectiveness of State programs created to empower minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, businesses owned by persons with disabilities, and veteran-owned businesses.
HB4738  
C.D. Davidsmeyer
 
MOTOR FUEL-MARINE FUEL 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch. Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that, on and after July 1, 2020, marine fuel is exempt from the tax imposed under the Act. Provides that "marine fuel" means motor fuel specially formulated to be used in the propulsion of watercraft.
HB4837  
Maurice A. West, II
 
EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND FAIRNESS 02/25/2020 House Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
**** Oppose. Limits use of background checks in employment and hiring under certain circumstances.
HB4844  
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
 
PREVAILING WAGE INFRASTRUCTURE 02/25/2020 House Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
**** Watch. Overly general language: Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. Includes within scope of the term "public works" work performed under an agreement between a public body and a private entity for the development, construction, maintenance, or operation of infrastructure.
HB4862  
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
 
PREVAIL WAGE FED CONSTRUCTION 02/25/2020 House Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
**** Oppose. Attempts to limit Davis-Bacon provisions to 100% Federally funded jobs. Endorsed by Teamsters and downstate Operators.
HB4910  
Delia C. Ramirez
 
NOT-FOR-PROFIT BUS ENTERPRISE 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Oppose. BEP- not IDOT. Now adds not-for-profits as part of MBE/DBE certification. VCreates the Not-for-Profit Business Enterprise Act. Allows for the certification of and the preference in awarding of State contracts to minority-led not-for-profit organizations, woman-led not-for-profit organizations, and not-for-profit organizations led by a person with a disability under the Act. Provides further requirements concerning the awarding of State contracts and certification.
HB4918  
Margo McDermed
 
UTILITY-ROAD CONSTRUCTION 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Support. Love it! Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that if the Department of Transportation requests that a public utility relocate any of the public utility's existing infrastructure for a State-approved road construction project, that public utility must complete that relocation within 30 days after the request. Provides that if it is not feasible for the public utility to comply with the request within 30 days, the public utility must contact the Department of Transportation to c
HB4920  
Margo McDermed
 
ROADSIDE MEMORIAL-CONSTRUCTION 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch. Amends the Roadside Memorial Act. Provides that a supporting jurisdiction shall notify a qualified relative within a reasonable amount of time of any road construction that will be done that could result in items placed at the roadside memorial being removed or possibly damaged so that the qualified relative may retrieve the items.
HB4931  
David A. Welter
 
VEH CD-TRAILER WEIGHT TAX 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Oppose. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reduces the trailer flat weight tax for maximum loads of 3,000 lbs. and less from $118 to $18.
HB4934  
David A. Welter
 
GRANTS-MOTOR FUEL TAX 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch. Amends the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act. Provides that grants and grant funds which may be awarded under the Act shall not include funds derived from a motor fuel tax or funds derived from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund.
HB4946  
Deanne M. Mazzochi
 
UNEMP INS-CONTRIB-INSTALLMENT 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Support. Provides mechanism for "level payment plan" for UI. Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that upon payment of an annual administrative fee not exceeding $100, during the first 3 calendar quarters an employer may pay its quarterly contributions due for wages in equal installments. Establishes a schedule for payment of the contributions. Provides for the accrual of interest. Authorizes the adoption of necessary rules.
HB5168  
Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
 
PAID FAMILY LEAVE ACT 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Oppose. Expands application of Paid Family Leave. Creates the Paid Family Leave Act. Requires a private employer to provide 4 weeks of paid leave to an employee who takes leave: (1) because of the birth of a child of the employee and to care for the child or (2) to care for a newly adopted child under 18 years of age, a newly placed foster child under 18 years of age or a newly adopted or newly placed foster child older than 18 years of age if the child is incapable of self-care.
HB5179  
Lance Yednock
 
DNR-STATE PARKS-APPRENTICESHIP 03/03/2020 House Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
**** Support. Amends the Department of Natural Resources Law. Provides that the Department has the power to enter into contracts with union apprentice trade programs across the State for the purpose of providing maintenance and repairs to State parks.
HB5306  
Terri Bryant
 
VEH CD-PERMANENT TRAILER PLATE 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Oppose. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that beginning with the 2022 registration year, the Secretary of State, at the option of the applicant, shall issue permanent registration plates for a one-time fee of $118 to the owner of a trailer having a gross weight of 3,000 pounds or less. Provides that a person who has been issued a permanent trailer plate is not required to pay the annual flat weight tax and registration fee. Lowers the annual flat weight tax and registration fee for tr
HB5307  
Andrew S. Chesney
 
IDOT-CONSTRUCTION NOTIFICATION 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch. Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall update its policy for providing notification of construction projects to the public. Provides that the policy shall include a requirement that the Department contact the highway commissioner located in each Department district that will be impacted by a proposed construction project.
HB5344  
Stephanie A. Kifowit
 
CONSTRUCTION APPRENTICESHIP 02/18/2020 House Referred to Rules Committee
**** Watch/Support. Creates the Construction Apprenticeship Program Act. Provides that, as a condition of engaging in a construction business in this State, a contractor must document proof of participation in an apprenticeship program approved by and registered with the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. Imposes a penalty not to exceed $5,000 for a first violation and a penalty not to exceed $10,000 for subsequent violations.
HB5345  
Stephanie A. Kifowit
 
PROCUREMENT-SINGLE PRIME PROJ 03/03/2020 House Assigned to State Government Administration Committee
**** Watch. CDB not IDOT Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Modifies the term "single prime" to mean the design-bid-build procurement delivery method for a building construction project in which the Capital Development Board or a public institution of higher education (currently, only the Capital Development Board) is the construction agency procuring 2 or more specified subdivisions of work. Provides that for building construction contracts in excess of $250,000, separate specifications must (n
HB5480  
Lance Yednock
 
JOLIET BRIDGE ACT 03/03/2020 House Assigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
**** WATCH. Repeals the Public Private Agreements for the Illiana Expressway Act. Creates the Joliet Bridge Act. Provides that the Illinois Department of Transportation on behalf of the State, pursuant to a competitive request for proposals process governed by the Illinois Procurement Code and rules adopted under that Code and the new Act, may enter into one or more public-private agreements with one or more contractors to develop, finance, construct, manage, or operate the Joliet Bridge. And more.
HB5505  
Michael Halpin
 
UNEMPLOY INS LABOR DISPUTE 03/03/2020 House Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
**** Oppose. Limits employer rights during wage disputes. Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that an individual is not disqualified from obtaining benefits during a period of unemployment caused by a labor dispute if the labor dispute is caused by the failure or refusal of the employer to comply with an agreement or contract between the employer and the claimant, including a collective bargaining agreement with a union representing the claimant. And more.
SB0076  
Cristina Castro
 
BUS CORP-FEMALE DIRECTORS 03/28/2019 Senate Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
**** Oppose. General Business. More Diversity. Amends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Requires a publicly held domestic or foreign corporation whose principal executive offices are located in Illinois to have: (i) no later than July 31, 2020, a minimum of one female director on its board; and (ii) no later than December 31, 2022, a minimum of 3 female directors if its number of directors is 6 or more, a minimum of 2 female directors if its number of directors is 5, and more...
SB0177 b
Napoleon Harris, III
(William Davis)
BUSINESS ENTERPRISE-VARIOUS 12/10/2019 Senate Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0601
**** **Oppose. Amendment 2, Extends MBE/DBE to local gov't. Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that no municipality, county, or road district that received motor fuel tax distributions totaling more than $1,000,000 in the previous State fiscal year shall receive a future distribution of motor fuel tax moneys unless that municipality, county, or road district implements a business enterprise program setting goals for the inclusion of minority, veteran, and female-owned businesses in the procurem
SB0958 s
Dan McConchie
(Thomas M. Bennett)
IDOT-WEBSITE-REPORT POTHOLES 05/10/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch/Support. Requires IDOT to maintain a web-site to report potholes around the state. Awesome.
SB1407 s
Michael E. Hastings
(Lawrence Walsh, Jr.)
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS WORKFORCE 01/28/2020 House Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
**** Watch/Support. Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Provides that the Department of Labor shall develop by rule a curriculum of approved advanced safety training for workers at high hazard facilities. Provides that an owner or operator, when contracting for the performance of construction work at the stationary source, shall require that its contractors and any subcontractors use a skilled and trained workforce to perfor
SB1570 s
Sue Rezin
 
GROUND UTILITY DAMAGE PREVENT 05/31/2019 Senate Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
**** ** Oppose. Problematic. Amends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Provides for additional required activities for an excavator who engages in nonemergency excavation or demolition under the Act. Senate sponsor has agreed to hold for further discussions with construction industry. Modifies the requirements for an excavator who engages in emergency excavation or demolition under the Act. Provides notice requirements for damaged, dislocated, and exposed undergroun
SB1680 s
Antonio Muñoz
(Mary Edly-Allen)
PROCUREMENT-VETERAN SET-ASIDE 05/10/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Oppose. No Federal designation of Vets as a dis-advantaged class. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each chief procurement officer has authority to designate as veteran small business set-asides a fair proportion of construction, supply, and service contracts for awards to qualified service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses or veteran-owned small businesses. Provides further requirements concerning veteran small business set-aside designations.
SB1707  
Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
 
EQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORY 02/15/2019 Senate Referred to Assignments
**** **Oppose. General Business. Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as a condition of being interviewed or as a condition of continuing to be considered for an offer of employment that an applicant disclose prior wages or salary.
SB1911  
Michael E. Hastings
(Margo McDermed)
BUSINESS ENTERPRISE-BUSINESS 05/10/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch. Not IDOT DBE Program. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that the term "business" means a business that has annual gross sales of less than $150,000,000 (currently, $75,000,000) as evidenced by the federal income tax return of the business.
SB1914 s
Michael E. Hastings
(Debbie Meyers-Martin)
BUS ENTERPRISE-ST CONTRACTS 05/10/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch. Not IDOT DBE Program. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that solicitations (currently, only Non-construction solicitations) that include Business Enterprise Program participation goals shall require bidders and offerors to include utilization plans. Provides that failure to complete and include a completed utilization plan shall render a bid or offer non-responsive. 10 day Cure.
SB1995  
Don Harmon
(Martin J. Moylan)
INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN BUILD 05/10/2019 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Watch. More D-B. Looks like this will be the legislative vehicle for D-B.
SB2492  
Paul Schimpf
 
USE/OCC TAX-MOTOR FUEL PRICE 01/22/2020 Senate Referred to Assignments
**** Oppose. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2020, with respect to motor fuel, the term "selling price" does not include any tax or fee imposed by the federal government, the State, or any unit of local government.
SB2560  
Ram Villivalam
 
COMPLETE STREETS ACT 02/18/2020 Senate Postponed - Transportation
**** Oppose. Seeks to divert $25m annually from Road Funds for bikes and sidewalks and cross walks.
SB2776  
Chapin Rose
 
$IDOT 02/11/2020 Senate Assigned to Appropriations II
**** Support. IDOT Appropriations.
SB2940  
Ann Gillespie
 
NOT-FOR-PROFIT BUS ENTERPRISE 03/04/2020 Senate To Subcommittee on Procurement
**** Oppose. Now adds "not-for-profits" as a MBE/DBE etc. category. Creates the Not-for-Profit Business Enterprise Act. Allows for the certification of and the preference in awarding of State contracts to minority-led not-for-profit organizations, woman-led not-for-profit organizations, and not-for-profit organizations led by a person with a disability under the Act. Provides further requirements concerning the awarding of State contracts and certification.
SB2954 s
Laura Fine
 
COAL TAR SEALANT DISCLOSURE 02/27/2020 Senate Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 3, 2020
**** Oppose. Creates the Not-for-Profit Business Enterprise Act. Allows for the certification of and the preference in awarding of State contracts to minority-led not-for-profit organizations, woman-led not-for-profit organizations, and not-for-profit organizations led by a person with a disability under the Act. Provides further requirements concerning the awarding of State contracts and certification.
SB3091  
Chapin Rose
 
VEH CD-PERMITS-EXCESS 03/04/2020 Senate Tabled By Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
**** Watch/Oppose Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes the permit requirement, from September 1 through December 31, for a vehicle transporting agricultural commodities to exceed the maximum weight, axle weight, and gross weight limits under certain circumstances. Makes conforming changes.
SB3185  
Antonio Muñoz
 
FINANCE-SINGLE PRIME PROCURE 02/19/2020 Senate To Subcommittee on Procurement
**** Watch. CDB. Single Prime.
SB3194  
Omar Aquino
 
EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND FAIRNESS 02/11/2020 Senate Referred to Assignments
**** Oppose. Limits background checks for some hiring. See HB 4837 above.
SB3314  
Jason A. Barickman
 
UNEMP INS-CONTRIB-INSTALLMENT 02/26/2020 Senate To Subcommittee on Unemployment Benefits
**** Support. Level payment plan for UI. See H 4946 above.
SB3332  
Robert F. Martwick
 
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR PAYMENT 02/14/2020 Senate Referred to Assignments
**** Oppose. Narrows definition of Independent Contractor.
SB3427  
Rachelle Crowe
 
MECHANICS LIEN-CLAIMS & NOTICE 02/25/2020 Senate Assigned to Judiciary
**** Watch. I hate Mechanics Lien bills. Amends the Mechanics Lien Act. Provides that no contractor or subcontractor (rather than just a contractor) shall be allowed to enforce a lien against or to the prejudice of any other creditor or incumbrancer or purchaser, unless within 4 months after completion of all work, including extra or additional work under the contractor's contract with the owner. And more.
SB3433  
Donald P. DeWitte
 
WORK COMP IMPAIRMENT STANDARD 03/04/2020 Senate To Subcommittee on Cannabis
**** Watch. Seeks to define "impairment" involving Cannabis. A work in progress.
SB3487  
Michael E. Hastings
 
PROCUREMENT-SMALL CONTRACTS 03/04/2020 Senate To Subcommittee on Procurement
**** Oppose. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that any procurement of construction not exceeding $250,000 (currently, $100,000) may be made without competitive source selection. Amends the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act.
SB3488  
Michael E. Hastings
 
PROCUREMENT-EXEMPTION POSTING 03/04/2020 Senate To Subcommittee on Procurement
**** Watch. Has implications for IDOT. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for contracts with an annual value of more than $100,000 (currently, all contracts) entered into under an exemption, each State agency shall post to the appropriate procurement bulletin the name of the contractor, a description of the supply or service provided, the total amount of the contract, the term of the contract, and the exception to the Code utilized.
SB3496  
Ram Villivalam
 
MECHANICS LIEN-COMPLETION TIME 02/25/2020 Senate Assigned to Judiciary
**** ???? Amends the Mechanics Lien Act. Provides that the changes made by Public Act 97-966, to provisions governing the circumstances in which it is not necessary to fix by contract a time for the completion or a time for payment in order to obtain a lien under the Act, are operative from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2025 (rather than December 31, 2020). Effective immediately.
HR0150  
Michael T. Marron
 
TRANSPORTATION FUNDING 07/02/2019 House Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
**** **Support Urges any new or increased transportation funding to include increases in downstate transportation funding, including downstate mass transits, rural roads, county roads, and local roads.

 

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