01 NCAC 05B .1506 CONDITIONAL GRANTS ETC IN PUBLIC PURCHASING
Where a grant, donation or special discount is predicated upon making a purchase from the grantor, the proposed transaction shall be explained in writing and shall have prior approval of the SPO. Prior to approval, the SPO shall consider the conditions placed on the grant, donation, or special discount, and how they will affect the agency and the State, the cost of agreeing to such conditions, and the market place conditions. When a donation from private sources is predicated upon making the purchase or lease from a specific source, the purchase or lease may be made without prior approval of the SPO or Secretary.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143‑53;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Readopted Eff. February 27, 1979;
Amended Eff. February 1, 1996; July 1, 1987;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.