Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Secretary of State

New act increases number of state contracts given to minority-owned businesses

Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Secretary of State (SOS) adopted an amendment to SOS Standard Procurement, set to sunset on June 30, 2020, implementing Public Act 100-801, which adjusts the aspirational goal of awarding at least 20 percent of the dollar value of state contracts to businesses owned by minorities, women, or persons with disabilities.

Lobbyist organizations required to have written sexual-harassment policies

Illinois Law Update
Page 20
The Illinois Secretary of State implemented new rules creating sexual-harassment and enforcement standards for lobbyists in Illinois (2 Ill. Adm. Code 560 (effective Dec. 20, 2018)).

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