01 NCAC 05B .0315 DIVISION OF REQUIREMENTS
An agency shall not divide requirements in order to keep the expenditure under its benchmark or delegation and thereby avoid following the appropriate contracting requirement. In the case of similar and related items and groups of items, the dollar limits apply to the total cost rather than the cost of any single item.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-52; 143-53;
Eff. April 1, 1999;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.