01 NCAC 05B .1513 COOPERATIVE PURCHASING
Where an agency is a participant in an authorized cooperative project with another governmental activity or with a charitable non-profit organization, goods and services necessary to the project shall be acquired according to the rules of this Chapter; provided, however, that if the interest of the State would be better served by one of the following acquisition methods, the SPO may authorize that acquisition method to be used:
(1) by making acquisition on behalf of such governmental activity or charitable non-profit organization; or
(2) by authorizing acquisition on the State's behalf under the provisions of G.S. 143, Article 8; or
(3) by authorizing acquisition on the State's behalf under the provisions of another State or another governmental entity, provided due consideration is given by the SPO to the differences in purchasing rules, regulations and procedures of the contracting entity.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-49; 143-53; 143-60;
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.