01 NCAC 05B .0312          LACK OF COMPETITION

The purpose of soliciting offers is both to seek and to obtain competition; the responsibility is dual.  Where only a single offer or a single acceptable offer is received or, otherwise, where reasonable and available competition is not obtained, the reason shall be ascertained and made a matter of record.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑49; 143‑52;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. February 27, 1979;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.