(30 ILCS 500/20-35)
Competitive selection procedures.
(a) Conditions for use. The services specified in Article
shall be procured in accordance with this Section,
except as authorized under Sections
20-25 and 20-30 of
(b) Statement of qualifications. Respondents shall
submit statements of
qualifications and expressions of interest. The chief procurement officer
shall specify a uniform format for
statements of qualifications. Persons may amend these statements
at any time by filing a new
(c) Public announcement and form of request for proposals.
Public notice of the need
for the procurement shall be given in the form of a request for
proposals and published in the
Illinois Procurement Bulletin at least 14 calendar days before the date set
in the request for proposals for
the opening of proposals. The request for proposals shall
describe the services required, list the type of information and data required
of each respondent, and state the
relative importance of particular qualifications.
(d) Discussions. The purchasing agency may conduct
discussions with any respondent who
has submitted a response to determine the respondent's qualifications
for further consideration.
Discussions shall not disclose any information derived from
proposals submitted by other respondents.
(e) Award. Award shall be made to the respondent determined in
writing by the purchasing
agency to be best qualified based on the evaluation factors set
forth in the request for proposals
and negotiation of compensation determined to be fair and
(Source: P.A. 98-1076, eff. 1-1-15