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Thank you for visiting the Chief Procurement Office for the Illinois Department of Transportation, Highway Construction website.  As a lobbyist there are certain rules and regulations of which you need to be aware with regard to your interactions with State employees. 

Please see some important links below as a starting point to help guide you to several appropriate resources.

Procurement Restrictions - The Illinois Procurement Code sets forth certain restrictions on the compensation and activities of lobbyists.  These are set forth in Section 50-38 of the Code at 30 ILCS 500/50.

Procurement Communication Reporting - There are also specific requirements set forth by the Code with regard to communications by lobbyists with State employees related to State procurements.  There are reporting requirements for both the lobbyist and the State employee as set forth in Section 50-39 of the Code at 30 ILCS 500/50.  The form for these reports is available through the Procurement Policy Board’s Procurement Communication Reporting page.

Reporting Violations -
To report a potential violation of the Procurement Code or other concern regarding a State procurement please contact the office of the applicable Chief Procurement Officer.

Ethics Act Requirements - The State Officials and Employees Ethics Act is applicable to all State employees.  There are restrictions with regard to many aspects of a State employee’s political involvement.  Please review the Act in order to become more familiar with the limitations and restrictions placed upon State employees.