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Public Act 102-0728


Public Act 0728 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0728
HB4251 EnrolledLRB102 21312 AWJ 30424 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Township Code is amended by changing
Sections 85-30 and 205-105 as follows:
    (60 ILCS 1/85-30)
    Sec. 85-30. Purchases; bids. Any purchase by a township
for services, materials, equipment, or supplies in excess of
$30,000 $20,000 (other than professional services) shall be
contracted for in one of the following ways:
        (1) By a contract let to the lowest responsible bidder
    after advertising for bids at least once (i) in a
    newspaper published within the township, or (ii) if no
    newspaper is published within the township, then in one
    published within the county, or (iii) if no newspaper is
    published within the county, then in a newspaper having
    general circulation within the township.
        (2) By a contract let without advertising for bids in
    the case of an emergency if authorized by the township
    This Section does not apply to contracts by a township
with the federal government.
(Source: P.A. 94-435, eff. 8-2-05.)
    (60 ILCS 1/205-105)
    Sec. 205-105. Construction contracts; bids.
    (a) All contracts for construction work whose estimated
cost will exceed $30,000 $20,000 shall be let to the lowest
responsible bidder after publication of notice for bids.
Notice for bids shall be published once in a newspaper
published and having general circulation in the township, if
there is one. If there is no such newspaper, notice for bids
shall be published in a newspaper published and having general
circulation in the county. Notice for bids shall be published
at least 10 days before the date set for receiving bids. Bids
shall be opened and publicly read, and an award shall be made
to the lowest responsible bidder within 15 days after the
receipt of bids.
    (b) This Section shall not apply to engineering, legal, or
other professional services, but it shall apply to the
purchase of equipment unless the township board, by a
resolution adopted by a three-fourths vote, determines that it
is for the best interests of the township that advertising for
bids for the equipment be dispensed with.
(Source: P.A. 95-300, eff. 8-20-07.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/6/2022