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.