Business Office

Affiliated departments and school


Procurement Act

Effective July 1, 2003 - Threshold Amounts Effective July 1, 2010

Printing

Requirements

Specified information is required to be printed on any annual report. Report must indicate if it was printed by State of Illinois or by contract, indicate the printing cost per copy, and the number of copies printed.

Publications noted as "Complimentary" are prohibited.

Printing services involving cost offsets through such means as exchange of advertising rights or free copies may have to be handled via a bid/RFP process depending on the net cost.

Printing services must specify use of soybean oil based ink unless excepted based on quality and price

Department Considerations

On contracts for printing contracts that are under the dollar level delegated to the department (under $5,000) and handled directly by the department under this delegated authority, the department will have to advise any potential supplier's of this specification.

Department should determine net cost of printing requests that involve cost offsets. If the net cost may or will exceed $10,000, the printing request must be handled via a competitive sealed bid process.

On contracts for printing contracts that are under the dollar level delegated to the department (under $5,000) and handled directly by the department under this delegated authority, the department will have to advise any potential supplier's of this specification. If soybean oil based ink is not appropriate due to quality and cost considerations, the department will have to maintain a written determination of its decision on choice of ink in its purchase documentation.

If the printing request is to be handled by the Purchasing Division, the department must submit a letter explaining its quality and cost considerations if soybean oil based ink will not be acceptable for the requested printing job.



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Business Office
School of Chemical Sciences
338 Noyes Lab
MC-712 Box D-3
600 South Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Hours:
Monday thru Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
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