|The Department of Central Management Services is giving its intent to award a contract as a result of the solicitation for Inmate Collect Calling, published under this same reference, to Securus Technologies, Inc.|
In accordance with Illinois Procurement Code (30 ILCS 500/50-38) (b). LOBBYING RESTRICTIONS which states:
(b) Any bidder or offeror on a State contract that hires a person required to register under the Lobbyist Registration Act to assist in obtaining a contract shall (i) disclose all costs, fees, compensation, reimbursements, and other remunerations paid or to be paid to the lobbyist related to the contract, (ii) not bill or otherwise cause the State of Illinois to pay for any of the lobbyist’s costs, fees, compensation, reimbursements, or other remuneration, and (iii) sign a verification certifying that none of the lobbyist’s costs, fees, compensation, reimbursements, or other remuneration were billed to the State. This information, along with all supporting documents, shall be filed with the agency awarding the contract and with the Secretary of State. The chief procurement officer shall post this information, together with the contract award notice, in the online Procurement Bulletin.
The lobbyist is Howard L Skolnik, LLC of Las Vegas, Nevada.
the contract start date is estimated.