Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg

Filed: 3/23/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1305, AS AMENDED,
3 with reference to page and line numbers of Senate Amendment No.
4 1, on page 48, in line 2 by inserting "20-25," after "20-10,";
5 and
6 on page 56, by inserting after line 8 the following:
7     "(30 ILCS 500/20-25)
8     Sec. 20-25. Sole source procurements. In accordance with
9 standards set by rule, contracts may be awarded without use of
10 the specified method of source selection when there is only one
11 economically feasible source for the item. At least 2 weeks
12 before entering into a sole source contract, the purchasing
13 agency shall publish in the Illinois Procurement Bulletin a
14 notice of intent to do so along with a description of the item
15 to be procured and the intended sole source contractor.
16     Sole source notices shall be published in the Bulletin with



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1 the following information:
2         (1) The specifications and needs of the procuring
3     agency regarding the goods or services that are being
4     procured through a sole source.
5         (2) The steps taken by the procuring agency to
6     establish why competitive selection was not feasible.
7         (3) Why the product or service is the only product or
8     service that can satisfy the requirements, including
9     reasons why alternatives are unacceptable.
10         (4) Whether this purchase will obligate the procuring
11     agency to a particular vendor for future procurements or
12     for maintenance to the sole source goods or services.
13         (5) The consequence to the State or public, including
14     an estimate of the impact, financial or otherwise, if this
15     sole source is not declared.
16         (6) The value of the procurement and length of term,
17     with beginning and end dates.
18 (Source: P.A. 90-572, eff. date - See Sec. 99-5.)".