State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/9/2007, by Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg


30 ILCS 500/40-15

    Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Permits a State agency to renew or extend a lease of real property or capital improvements without using the request for information selection process if it is in the State's best interest and the Procurement Policy Board does not object (now, permitted only for renewal or extension of leases in effect before July 1, 2002). Effective July 1, 2007.

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1     AN ACT concerning finance.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
5 changing Section 40-15 as follows:
6     (30 ILCS 500/40-15)
7     Sec. 40-15. Method of source selection.
8     (a) Request for information. Except as provided in
9 subsections (b) and (c), all State contracts for leases of real
10 property or capital improvements shall be awarded by a request
11 for information process in accordance with Section 40-20.
12     (b) Other methods. A request for information process need
13 not be used in procuring any of the following leases:
14         (1) Property of less than 10,000 square feet.
15         (2) Rent of less than $100,000 per year.
16         (3) Duration of less than one year that cannot be
17     renewed.
18         (4) Specialized space available at only one location.
19         (5) Renewal or extension of a lease in effect before
20     July 1, 2002; provided that: (i) the chief procurement
21     officer determines in writing that the renewal or extension
22     is in the best interest of the State; (ii) the chief
23     procurement officer submits his or her written



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1     determination and the renewal or extension to the Board;
2     (iii) the Board does not object in writing to the renewal
3     or extension within 30 days after its submission; and (iv)
4     the chief procurement officer publishes the renewal or
5     extension in the appropriate volume of the Procurement
6     Bulletin.
7     (c) Leases with governmental units. Leases with other
8 governmental units may be negotiated without using the request
9 for information process when deemed by the chief procurement
10 officer to be in the best interest of the State.
11 (Source: P.A. 93-133, eff. 1-1-04; 93-839, eff. 7-30-04.)
12     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
13 2007.