(30 ILCS 500/1-15.80)
Responsible bidder or offeror.
"Responsible bidder or offeror" means
a person who has the capability in all respects to perform fully
the contract requirements and
the integrity and reliability that will assure good faith
performance. A responsible bidder or offeror shall not include a business or other entity that does not exist as a legal entity at the time a bid or proposal is submitted for a State contract.
(Source: P.A. 96-795, eff. 7-1-10 (see Section 5 of P.A. 96-793 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 96-795)