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(30 ILCS 500/20-155)
Solicitation and contract documents.
(a) Each chief procurement officer appointed pursuant to Section 10-20 shall have the sole authority in their respective jurisdiction to develop and distribute uniform documents for the solicitation, review, and acceptance of all bids, offers, and responses and the award of contracts pursuant to this Code. If a chief procurement officer appointed pursuant to Section 10-20 exercises the authority to develop and distribute uniform documents for the solicitation, review and acceptance of all bids, offers and responses and the award of contracts, then the State agency shall use the uniform documents.
(b) After award of a contract and subject to provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, the procuring agency shall make available for public inspection and copying all pre-award, post-award, administration, and close-out documents relating to that particular contract.
(c) A procurement file shall be maintained for all contracts, regardless of the method of procurement. The procurement file shall contain the basis on which the award is made, all submitted bids and proposals, all evaluation materials, score sheets and all other documentation related to or prepared in conjunction with evaluation, negotiation, and the award process. The procurement file shall contain a written determination, signed by the chief procurement officer or State purchasing officer, setting forth the reasoning for the contract award decision. The procurement file shall not include trade secrets or other competitively sensitive, confidential, or proprietary information. The procurement file shall be open to public inspection within 7 calendar days following award of the contract.
(Source: P.A. 97-895, eff. 8-3-12; 98-1076, eff. 1-1-15