(70 ILCS 1205/8-56)
    Sec. 8-56. Submission of design-build proposals. Design-build proposals must be properly identified and sealed. Proposals may not be reviewed until after the deadline for submission has passed as set forth in the request for proposals. All design-build entities submitting proposals shall be disclosed after the deadline for submission, and all design-build entities who are selected for Phase II evaluation shall also be disclosed at the time of that determination.
    Phase II design-build proposals shall include a bid bond in the form and security as designated in the request for proposals. Proposals shall also contain a separate sealed envelope with the cost information within the overall proposal submission. Proposals shall include a list of all design professionals, landscape architect design professionals, and other entities to which any work may be subcontracted during the performance of the contract.
    Proposals must meet all material requirements of the request for proposal or they may be rejected as non-responsive. The park district shall have the right to reject any and all proposals.
    The drawings and specifications of any unsuccessful design-build proposal shall remain the property of the design-build entity.
    The park district shall review the proposals for compliance with the performance criteria and evaluation factors set forth in this Act.
    Proposals may be withdrawn before the due date and time for submissions for any cause. After evaluation begins by the park district, clear and convincing evidence of error is required for withdrawal.
(Source: P.A. 97-349, eff. 8-12-11.)