Bill Text: IL HB0222 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Repeals provisions concerning the use of soybean oil-based ink in contracts for printing services. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 21-7)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-19 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [HB0222 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0222-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning finance.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
5changing Section 45-15 as follows:
6 (30 ILCS 500/45-15)
7 Sec. 45-15. Soybean oil-based ink and vegetable oil-based
8ink.
9 (a) As used in this Section:
10 "Digital printing" means a printing method which includes,
11but is not limited to, the electrostatic process of
12transferring ink or toner to a substrate. This process may
13involve the use of photo imaging plates, photoreceptor drums,
14or belts which hold an electrostatic charge. "Digital printing"
15is also defined as a process of transferring ink through a
16print head directly to a substrate, as is done with ink-jet
17printers.
18 "Offset printing" means lithography, flexography, gravure,
19or letterpress. "Offset printing" involves the process of
20transferring ink through static or fixed image plates using an
21impact method of pressing ink into a substrate.
22 (b) Contracts requiring the procurement of offset printing
23services shall specify the use of soybean oil-based ink or

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1vegetable oil-based ink unless a State purchasing officer
2determines that another type of ink is required to assure high
3quality and reasonable pricing of the printed product.
4 This Section does not apply to digital printing services.
5(Source: P.A. 90-572, eff. date - See Sec. 99-5.)
6 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
7becoming law.
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