(30 ILCS 500/40-15)
    Sec. 40-15. Method of source selection.
    (a) Request for information. Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), all State contracts for leases of real property or capital improvements shall be awarded by a request for information process in accordance with Section 40-20.
    (b) Other methods. A request for information process need not be used in procuring any of the following leases:
        (1) Property of less than 10,000 square feet with
rent of less than $100,000 per year.
        (2) (Blank).
        (3) Duration of less than one year that cannot be
        (4) Specialized space available at only one location.
        (5) Renewal or extension of a lease; provided that:
(i) the chief procurement officer determines in writing that the renewal or extension is in the best interest of the State; (ii) the chief procurement officer submits his or her written determination and the renewal or extension to the Board; (iii) the Board does not object in writing to the renewal or extension within 30 calendar days after its submission; and (iv) the chief procurement officer publishes the renewal or extension in the appropriate volume of the Procurement Bulletin.
    (c) Leases with governmental units. Leases with other governmental units may be negotiated without using the request for information process when deemed by the chief procurement officer to be in the best interest of the State.
(Source: P.A. 98-1076, eff. 1-1-15.)