Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Allows an authorized official of Cook County under the county's veteran-owned business program to certify to the Department of Veterans' Affairs that Cook County's certification standards do not conflict with the requirements of the Code concerning veteran-owned businesses. Requires that, upon certification, the Department of Central Management Services will notify Cook County businesses of certain information concerning the notification and ensure that parties who obtain certification under Cook County's program are immediately registered with the State as certified and qualified businesses under the Code. Requires the Department to contribute money to support the program under available appropriations. Effective immediately.