(30 ILCS 535/50) (from Ch. 127, par. 4151-50)
    Sec. 50. Emergency services. Sections 25, 30, and 35 do not apply in the procurement of architectural, engineering, and land surveying services by State agencies (i) when an agency determines in writing that it is in the best interest of the State to proceed with the immediate selection of a firm or (ii) in emergencies when immediate services are necessary to protect the public health and safety, including, but not limited to, earthquake, tornado, storm, or natural or man-made disaster.
(Source: P.A. 87-673.)