Bill Text: IL HB0771 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, if authorized by the fire chief of the fire department, any regularly enrolled volunteer fire fighter may purchase 4 vehicle tires every 3 years through his or her fire department's or municipality's joint purchasing contract relating to the purchase of vehicle tires. Further provides that the firefighter shall cover the cost of the tires and any related taxes. Limits applicability. Amends the Fire Protection District Act making similar changes. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 15-8)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-18 - Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe [HB0771 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0771-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning local government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by adding
5Section 11-6-9 as follows:
6 (65 ILCS 5/11-6-9 new)
7 Sec. 11-6-9. Purchase of tires under joint purchasing
8authority.
9 (a) If authorized by the fire chief of the fire department,
10any regularly enrolled volunteer firefighter may purchase 4
11vehicle tires every 3 years through his or her fire
12department's or municipality's contract to purchase vehicle
13tires under Section 2 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act.
14The authorization must be in writing and on the fire
15department's letterhead, and must include the volunteer
16firefighter's name, the license plate number of the vehicle for
17the authorized purchase, and must reference the fire
18department's or municipality's joint purchasing agreement. For
19purposes of this Section only, "vehicle" has the meaning
20provided in Section 1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
21 (b) The fire department or municipality shall alone be
22responsible for documenting how many tires each volunteer
23firefighter purchases during the specified periods under this

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1Section.
2 (c) The firefighter shall pay for any tires, and any
3related taxes, purchased under this Section.
4 (d) Purchase of tires under this Section are not considered
5tax exempt.
6 (e) This Section applies to contracts first solicited under
7Section 4 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act on or after
8the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General
9Assembly.
10 Section 10. The Fire Protection District Act is amended by
11adding Section 10d as follows:
12 (70 ILCS 705/10d new)
13 Sec. 10d. Purchase of tires under joint purchasing
14authority.
15 (a) If authorized by the fire chief of the fire protection
16district, any regularly enrolled volunteer firefighter may
17purchase 4 vehicle tires every 3 years through his or her fire
18protection district's contract to purchase vehicle tires under
19Section 2 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act. The
20authorization must be in writing and on the fire protection
21district's letterhead, and must include the volunteer
22firefighter's name, the license plate number of the vehicle for
23the authorized purchase, and must reference the fire protection
24district's joint purchasing agreement. For purposes of this

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1Section only, "vehicle" has the meaning provided in Section
21-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
3 (b) The fire protection district shall alone be responsible
4for documenting how many tires each volunteer firefighter
5purchases during the specified period under this Section.
6 (c) The firefighter shall pay for any tires, and any
7related taxes, purchased under this Section.
8 (d) Purchase of tires under this Section are not considered
9tax exempt.
10 (e) This Section applies to contracts first solicited under
11Section 4 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act on or after
12the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General
13Assembly.
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