(20 ILCS 3015/3) (from Ch. 127, par. 3203)
    Sec. 3. (1) The Council shall have the following powers and duties:
    (a) to consider and evaluate proposed changes, offered by the contractor awarded the contract, in specifications for the design, construction and materials for proposed State construction projects.
    (b) to recommend the implementation of such proposed changes as the council determines would result in a benefit and cost saving to the State.
    (c) to recommend that up to 50% of the cost savings resulting from the change be awarded to the contractor proposing the change.
    (2) In evaluating any proposed change, the Council shall consider evidence presented by both the contractor proposing the change and opponents of the change.
(Source: P.A. 84-859.)