The Public Construction Bond Act amended. PA 095-1011April 2009Illinois Law Update, Page 174The Illinois General Assembly amended section 1 of the Public Construction Bond Act to expand the requirements for bonds by contractors for state construction projects. 30 ILCS 550/1.
Limitation period in Public Construction Bond Act is merely a minimumApril 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 174On January 26, 2006, the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Cook County, holding that a contractually-mandated one-year limitation period did not conflict with the provisions of the Public Construction Bond Act (Act).
State adopts Design-Build Procurement Act - PA 094-0716February 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 68The Design-Build Procurement Act was adopted on December 13, 2005, and the guidelines presented in the Act shall be abided by if doing so would be cost-effective and suitable for the particular project at issue.
Stairwell access requirements amended - PA094-0630October 2005Illinois Law Update, Page 506On August 19, 2005, the Public Building Egress Act (425 ILCS 55/1 et seq) (Act) was amended by adding section 1.5, which addresses access to buildings via stairwell doors.
Contract Carriers Not Exempted from Vehicle Safety Inspections P.A. 093-0637May 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 242Effective June 2004, the Illinois Vehicle Code has been amended to include, among the groups required to obtain a certificate of safety, vehicles of contract carriers transporting employees in the course of their employment on an Illinois highway in a vehicle designed to carry 15 or fewer passengers.