01 NCAC 05B .1603          SPECIAL DELEGATIONS

(a)  The SPO may authorize, by special delegation, any agency to purchase specific commodities, printing or services without limitation as to expenditure.  Such delegation is normally confined, but not limited to, commodities, printing or services which by their nature or circumstance, such as perishableness, transportation costs, local conditions or local availability, would result in handling by the Division of Purchase and Contract serving no practical purpose.  Every such delegation shall be in writing and made a matter of record.

(b)  The SPO may require that offers received under such delegations be sent to the Division for determination of the successful vendor.

(c)  The Division shall periodically review its special delegations of purchase to ascertain the availability of these commodities, printing or services and their continued suitability for delegation.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-53;

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.