Bill Text: IL SB0937 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Prompt Payment Act. Provides that utility services provided to the State by a unit of local government are subject to the provisions of the Act. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB0937 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB0937-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 State Prompt Payment Act is amended by
5changing Section 1 as follows:
6 (30 ILCS 540/1) (from Ch. 127, par. 132.401)
7 Sec. 1. This Act applies to any State official or agency
8authorized to provide for payment from State funds, by virtue
9of any appropriation of the General Assembly, for goods or
10services furnished to the State.
11 For purposes of this Act, "goods or services furnished to
12the State" include but are not limited to (i) covered health
13care provided to eligible members and their covered dependents
14in accordance with the State Employees Group Insurance Act of
151971, including coverage through a physician-owned health
16maintenance organization under Section 6.1 of that Act, and
17(ii) prevention, intervention, or treatment services and
18supports for persons with developmental disabilities, mental
19health services, alcohol and substance abuse services,
20rehabilitation services, and early intervention services
21provided by a vendor, and (iii) utility services provided by a
22unit of local government. For the purposes of item (ii), a
23vendor includes but is not limited to sellers of goods and

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1services, including community-based organizations that are
2licensed to provide prevention, intervention, or treatment
3services and supports for persons with developmental
4disabilities, mental illness, and substance abuse problems.
5 For the purposes of this Act, "appropriate State official
6or agency" is defined as the Director or Chief Executive or his
7designee of that State agency or department or facility of such
8agency or department. With respect to covered health care
9provided to eligible members and their dependents in accordance
10with the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971,
11"appropriate State official or agency" also includes an
12administrator of a program of health benefits under that Act.
13 As used in this Act, "eligible member" means a member who
14is eligible for health benefits under the State Employees Group
15Insurance Act of 1971, and "member" and "dependent" have the
16meanings ascribed to those terms in that Act.
17 As used in this Act, "a proper bill or invoice" means a
18bill or invoice that includes the information necessary for
19processing the payment as may be specified by a State agency
20and in rules adopted in accordance with this Act.
21(Source: P.A. 96-802, eff. 1-1-10.)
22 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
23becoming law.
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