Bid Limits

The small purchase limits for procurements under the authority of the CPO for Higher Education are set by statute as modified by 44 Ill. Admin. Code 4.2020.

August 9, 2017, the following small purchase maximums (sealed bid limits) were adjusted in accordance with Public Act 100-0043:

Category Small Purchase Maximum before August 9, 2017 Modified Small Purchase Maximum, Effective August 9, 2017
General Supplies and Services $80,000 $100,000
Construction $100,000 $100,000
Professional and Artistic Services $19,999.99 $100,000.00
Architectural/Engineering/Land Survey Services $24,999.99 $24,999.99
Real Property and Capital Improvement Leases $99,999.99 (must also be less than 10,000 square feet) $99,999.99 (must also be less than 10,000 square feet)