4-12-15-01. Procurement from state agencies and other governmental entities.
1. If a needed commodity or service can be obtained from a state agency or institution or other governmental entity within the state, that commodity or service may be purchased without obtaining competition. State agencies and institutions that provide commodities and services include printing services by the central duplicating service of the office of management and budget pursuant to North Dakota Century Code section 46-02-09, department of corrections and rehabilitation roughrider industries, information technology department, and agencies or institutions governed by the state board of higher education.
2. When conducting a competitive solicitation for a commodity or service otherwise available from a state agency or institution or other governmental entity within the state, the purchasing agency may elect to solicit bids or proposals from the state source of supply. The bid or proposal will be awarded according to the evaluation criteria set forth in the solicitation.
3. State agencies or institutions and other governmental entities may apply to be placed on the state bidders list established pursuant to North Dakota Century Code section 54-44.4-09.
History: Effective August 1, 2004.
General Authority: NDCC 54-44.4-04
Law Implemented: NDCC 12-48-03.1, 54-44-04, 54-44.4-02, 54-44.4-04, 54-44.4-09, 54-59-05