(30 ILCS 575/6a) (from Ch. 127, par. 132.606a)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on June 30, 2020)
    Sec. 6a. Notice of contracts to Council. Except in case of emergency as defined in the Illinois Procurement Code, or as authorized by rule promulgated by the Department of Central Management Services, each agency and public institution of higher education under the jurisdiction of this Act shall notify the Secretary of the Council of proposed contracts for professional and artistic services and provide the information in the form and detail as required by rule promulgated by the Department of Central Management Services. Notification may be made through direct written communication to the Secretary to be received at least 14 days before execution of the contract (or the solicitation response date, if applicable). The agency or public institution of higher education must consider any vendor referred by the Secretary before execution of the contract. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to any State agency or public institution of higher education that has awarded contracts for professional and artistic services to businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities totaling in the aggregate $40,000,000 or more during the preceding fiscal year.
(Source: P.A. 99-462, eff. 8-25-15; 100-391, eff. 8-25-17.)