01 NCAC 05B .1201          USE

(a)  The Purchasing Agency may make a partial, multiple or Progressive award for the following reasons:

(1)           there are insufficient funds to make a full award;

(2)           a legislative mandate;

(3)           if the Purchasing Agency determines that it is in the best interests of the State to award separately by items; or

(4)           if more than one supplier is needed to meet the Specifications as to quantity, quality, delivery, services, or geographical areas as set forth in the Solicitation.

(b)  Multiple awards shall be made consistent with the applicable provisions of G.S. 143-52.3(5).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-52.3; 143‑53(6);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. February 27, 1979;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1996;

Readopted Eff. October 1, 2019.