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FINANCE30 ILCS 500/Art. 15
(30 ILCS 500/) Illinois Procurement Code.
(30 ILCS 500/Art. 15 heading)
(Source: P.A. 95-536, eff. 1-1-08.)
30 ILCS 500/15-1
(30 ILCS 500/15-1)
Each chief procurement officer, in consultation with the agencies under his or her jurisdiction, possesses the rights to and is the authority responsible for publishing its volume of the
Illinois Procurement Bulletin.
Each volume of the Illinois Procurement Bulletin shall be available
electronically and may be available in print. References in this Code to the
distribution of the Illinois Procurement Bulletin include both its print and
(Source: P.A. 97-895, eff. 8-3-12.)
30 ILCS 500/15-10
(30 ILCS 500/15-10)
The Illinois Procurement Bulletin
shall contain notices and
other information required by this Code or by rules promulgated
under this Code to be
published in the Illinois Procurement Bulletin. Each volume shall
include a comprehensive index
of its contents.
(Source: P.A. 90-572, eff. date - See Sec. 99-5.)
30 ILCS 500/15-15
(30 ILCS 500/15-15)
All volumes of the Illinois Procurement
Bulletin shall be published at least
once per month. Any volume, including volumes available in print format,
shall be available through subscription for a
minimal fee not exceeding
publication and distribution costs. The Illinois Procurement
Bulletin shall be distributed free to
public libraries within Illinois and electronically to any entity that has subscribed on the publishing entity's website.
(Source: P.A. 96-1444, eff. 8-20-10.)
30 ILCS 500/15-20
(30 ILCS 500/15-20)
Subscription to the
Illinois Procurement Bulletin shall
not be required to qualify as a bidder or offeror under this Code.
(Source: P.A. 90-572, eff. date - See Sec. 99-5.)
30 ILCS 500/15-25
(30 ILCS 500/15-25)
(a) Invitations for bids. Notice of each and every contract that is
offered, including renegotiated contracts and change orders,
shall be published in the Bulletin, and all businesses listed on the Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Directory, the Department of Central Management Services Business Enterprise Program and Small Business Vendors Directory, and the Capital Development Board's Directory of Certified Minority and Female Business Enterprises shall be furnished written instructions and information on how to register on each Procurement Bulletin maintained by the State. Such information shall be provided to each business within 30 days after the business' notice of certification. The applicable chief procurement officer
may provide by rule an organized format for the publication of this
information, but in any case it must include at least the date first offered,
the date submission of offers is due, the location that offers are to be
submitted to, the purchasing State agency, the responsible State purchasing
officer, a brief purchase description, the method of source selection,
information of how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description and any
disclosure and contract forms, and encouragement to prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, as defined by Section 45-67 of this Code, and qualified Illinois minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and residents discharged from any Illinois adult correctional center.
(b) Contracts let. Notice of each and every contract that is let, including renegotiated contracts and change orders, shall be issued electronically to those bidders or offerors submitting responses to the solicitations, inclusive of the unsuccessful bidders, immediately upon contract let. Failure of any chief procurement officer to give such notice shall result in tolling the time for filing a bid protest up to 5 business days. The apparent low bidder's award and all other bids from bidders responding to solicitations shall be posted on the agency's website the next business day.
(b-5) Contracts awarded. Notice of each and every contract that is awarded, including renegotiated contracts and change orders, shall be issued electronically to the successful responsible bidder or offeror, posted on the agency's website the next business day, and published in the next available subsequent Bulletin. The applicable chief procurement officer may provide by rule an organized format for the publication of this information, but in any case it must include at least all of the information specified in subsection (a) as well as the name of the successful responsible bidder or offeror, the contract price, the number of unsuccessful responsive bidders, and any other disclosure specified in any Section of this Code. This notice must be posted in the online electronic Bulletin prior to execution of the contract.
(c) Emergency purchase disclosure. Any chief procurement officer or State
purchasing officer exercising emergency purchase authority under
this Code shall publish a written description and reasons and the total cost,
if known, or an estimate if unknown and the name of the responsible chief
procurement officer and State purchasing officer, and the business or person
contracted with for all emergency purchases in
the next timely, practicable Bulletin. This notice must be posted in the online electronic Bulletin no later than 3 business days after the contract is awarded.
Notice of a hearing to extend an emergency contract must be posted in the online electronic Procurement Bulletin no later than 5 business days prior to the hearing.
(c-5) Business Enterprise Program report. Each purchasing agency shall, with the assistance of the applicable chief procurement officer, post in the online electronic Bulletin a copy of its annual report of utilization of businesses owned by minorities, females, and persons with disabilities as submitted to the Business Enterprise Council for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act within 10 business days after its submission of its report to the Council.
(c-10) Renewals. Notice of each contract renewal shall be posted in the online electronic Bulletin within 10 business days of the determination to renew the contract and the next available subsequent Bulletin. The notice shall include at least all of the information required in subsection (b).
(c-15) Sole source procurements. Before entering into a sole source contract, a chief procurement officer exercising sole source procurement authority under this Code shall publish a written description of intent to enter into a sole source contract along with a description of the item to be procured and the intended sole source contractor. This notice must be posted in the online electronic Procurement Bulletin before a sole source contract is awarded and at least 14 days before the hearing required by Section 20-25.
(d) Other required disclosure. The applicable chief procurement officer
shall provide by rule for the organized publication of all other disclosure
required in other Sections of this Code in a timely manner.
(e) The changes to subsections (b), (c), (c-5), (c-10), and (c-15) of this Section made by this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly apply to reports submitted, offers made, and notices on contracts executed on or after its effective date.
(f) Each chief procurement officer shall, in consultation with the agencies under his or her jurisdiction, provide the Procurement Policy Board with the information and resources necessary, and in a manner, to effectuate the purpose of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly.
(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); 96-1444, eff. 8-20-10; 97-895, eff. 8-3-12.)
30 ILCS 500/15-30
(30 ILCS 500/15-30)
Electronic Bulletin clearinghouse.
(a) The Procurement Policy Board shall maintain on its official website a searchable database containing all information required to be included in the Illinois Procurement Bulletin under subsections (b), (c), (c-10), and (c-15) of Section 15-25 and all information required to be disclosed under Section 50-41. The posting of procurement information on the website is subject to the same posting requirements as the online electronic Bulletin.
(b) For the purposes of this Section, searchable means searchable and sortable by successful responsible bidder or offeror or, for emergency purchases, business or person contracted with; the contract price or total cost; the service or good; the purchasing State agency; and the date first offered or announced.
(c) The applicable chief procurement officer shall provide the Procurement Policy Board the information and resources necessary, and in a manner, to effectuate the purpose of this Section.
(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); 97-895, eff. 8-3-12.)
30 ILCS 500/15-35
(30 ILCS 500/15-35)
Each chief procurement officer may, in consultation with the agencies under his or her jurisdiction and the Procurement Policy Board, establish a vendor portal. The vendor portal shall allow a prospective vendor to provide certifications, disclosures, registrations, and other documentation needed to do business with a State agency in advance of any particular procurement. A prospective vendor who registers with the vendor portal and provides this information may submit its registration number, with a confirmation that the portal information remains current, as part of its response to a competitive selection or a contracting process, rather than submit the same information in full. One or more chief procurement officers may jointly operate a vendor portal if a single portal would better serve the needs of the State agencies and the vendor community. A chief procurement officer may accept, for use on procurements and contracts under his or her jurisdiction, the registration from another chief procurement officer's vendor portal. This Section applies notwithstanding any laws to the contrary except for later enacted laws that specifically refer to this Section.
Nothing in this Section shall preclude a State agency from implementing its own pre-qualification, certification, disclosure, and registration requirements necessary to conduct and manage its program operation.
This Section does not apply to any contract for any project as to which federal funds are available for expenditure when its provisions may be in conflict with federal law or federal regulation.
(Source: P.A. 97-895, eff. 8-3-12.)