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 Bill Status of HB2816  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly - Carol Ammons

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2705/2705-625 new
30 ILCS 540/7from Ch. 127, par. 132.407
30 ILCS 540/12 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that a small business subcontractor may enter into an agreement with the Department of Transportation to receive direct payments from the Department on a construction project. Amends the State Prompt Payment Act. Requires contractors to pay each subcontractor and material supplier within 7 business days after receiving payment (currently, 10 business days or 15 calendar days). Provides that when a State official or agency responsible for administering a contract submits a voucher to the Comptroller for payment to a small business subcontractor who enters into a specified contract under the Department of Transportation Law, that State official or agency shall make available electronically the voucher information. Provides that if a contractor is assessed liquidated damages from the State, the contractor is still responsible to each subcontractor under subcontracts. Provides that contractors are responsible for reasonable attorney's fees if an administrative law judge finds in favor of the subcontractor. Provides that if a contractor with the Department or a small business subcontractor claims that additional payment is due under the terms of the contract, and the Department of Transportation has not agreed that payment is due, the contractor or subcontractor desiring to pursue additional compensation shall file a claim according to the requirements and procedures specified by the Department. Provides that, if the claim, after consideration by the Department, is found to have merit, the Department will make an equitable adjustment. Makes conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/16/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Small Business, Tech Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Committee
  3/9/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Small Business, Tech Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Committee; 006-004-000
  3/9/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/9/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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