01 NCAC 05B .1509 PURCHASING FROM OR THROUGH AGENCY EMPLOYEES
Every reasonable effort shall be made to avoid making purchases from or through employees of any agency. Prior written approval from the SPO is required in any instance which may develop of doing business with such personnel. In deciding whether to grant approval, the SPO shall consider the type item or service needed, the prevailing market conditions, whether competition is available, the cost involved, and the effects of doing business with the employee.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-53; 143-60(5);
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Readopted Eff. February 27, 1979;
Amended Eff. April 1, 1999; February 1, 1996; July 1, 1987;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.