TITLE 44: GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, GRANTMAKING, PROCUREMENT AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
SUBTITLE B: SUPPLEMENTAL PROCUREMENT RULES
CHAPTER XIII: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
PART 1110 EDUCATION PURCHASING PROGRAM
SECTION 1110.50 PARTICIPATION BY EDUCATIONAL ENTITIES
Section 1110.50 Participation by Educational Entities
a) An educational entity that elects to participate in one or more contracts pursuant to this Part shall be required to register with ISBE or a designee and agree to abide by all the terms of any contract joined. Before soliciting bids or awarding contracts for supplies, materials, equipment, or services, an educational entity may review education purchasing contracts and consider them as bids. The educational entity may, without soliciting additional bids, purchase supplies, materials, equipment, or services through a certified education purchasing contract or statewide education master contract by following the specific procedure established within each contract.
b) Participation in contracts under this Part shall be at the sole option of educational entities, and educational entities shall be solely responsible for any obligations incurred as a result of their participation.