Processes and Resources for State Agencies
The Joint Purchasing Act (30 ILCS 525/) recognizes that a State agency may be in a variety of different roles when participating in a joint purchase. It is important to identify your role and then follow the appropriate procedures. Your State Purchasing Officer and UPP representatives are available to answer questions.
Written guidance may be found in four locations:
Additionally, the CPO requires the use of official forms to document a variety of procurement actions when conducting a joint purchase. These forms occasionally change without notice. Please use the forms located on the CPO's website as these are the most current.