Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that a purchasing agency, chief procurement officer, associate procurement officer, or State purchasing officer may not enter into an agreement (i) to purchase or lease goods on behalf of a State agency unless 100% of the goods to be purchased or leased under the agreement are made or assembled in the United States or (ii) to procure services on behalf of a State agency unless 100% of the services to be procured under the agreement are provided within the United States. Requires each vendor, bidder, contractor, or subcontractor who submits a bid or enters into a procurement agreement with a State agency to certify compliance with these requirements. Authorizes certain exemptions from these requirements. Requires the purchasing agency, chief procurement officer, associate procurement officer, or State purchasing officer to terminate agreements for noncompliance and to collect from the vendor, contractor, or subcontractor an amount equal to 25% of the value of the agreement as liquidated damages if, during the life of an agreement, the vendor, contractor, or subcontractor violates these requirements. Prohibits a contractor, subcontractor, vendor, or bidder that violates these requirements from receiving any State contracts for a period of 5 years after the violation. Authorizes a State agency to bring a civil action in State or federal court to compel enforcement of this Act. Permits courts to award reasonable attorney fees and costs to the State agency. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Finance Authority Act. Provides for the Authority to re-allocate recovery zone bond allocations and qualified energy bond allocations under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Contains provisions concerning definitions, findings, powers of the Authority, dates for actions to be taken, and reports to the General Assembly. Effective immediately.