Skip to main content

Possible online services disruption due to Internet related outage

A worldwide technology outage is causing disruption to some State of Illinois online systems.  We are aware of this issue and are diligently working on restoration.

If you are a Vendor

Thank you for visiting the Chief Procurement Officer's main website.

As a potential vendor considering doing business with the State of Illinois there are certain rules and regulations of which you should be aware in order for you and your business to participate in a proper and ethical procurement process.

Procurement Communication Reporting Requirement - There are specific requirements set forth by the Code with regard to communications between State employees and potential vendors related to State procurements. The reporting requirements are for State employees and are set forth in Section 50-39 of the Code at 30 ILCS 500/50.

Procurement Communication Reporting Form - The form for submitting required reports is available through the Procurement Policy Board's Procurement Communication Reporting page. While a vendor is not required to report, vendors should be aware of this requirement and that certain communications between a vendor and State employee may be reported on the above referenced form.

Illinois Procurement Code - There are specific requirements related to how State procurements are required to be conducted. A review of the Illinois Procurement Code is a good place for vendors to begin their research. Additional specific information and guidance related to the conducting of State procurements can be found on the web pages of each respective Chief Procurement Officer.