(720 ILCS 5/33E-1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 33E-1)
Interference with public contracting.
the finding of the General Assembly that the cost to the
public is increased and the quality of goods, services and
construction paid for by public monies is decreased when
contracts for such goods, services or construction are
obtained by any means other than through independent
noncollusive submission of bids or offers by individual
contractors or suppliers, and the evaluation of those bids
or offers by the governmental unit pursuant only to criteria
publicly announced in advance.
(Source: P.A. 85-1295.)