01 NCAC 05B .1604          GENERAL DELEGATIONS

The general purchasing delegation for agencies (except for the universities) shall be not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000).  The SPO may lower or raise this general delegation for a specific agency, up to the amount established by G.S. 143-53.1, after consultation with the State Budget Officer and the State Auditor for State agencies, and upon consideration of the agency's (except for the universities) overall capabilities, including staff resources, organizational structure, training, purchasing compliance reviews, electronic communication capabilities, and audit reports.  If an agency wishes to obtain an increase in its general delegation, it shall submit a request in writing, outlining its overall capabilities, to the SPO for the SPO's consideration.


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

Temporary Adoption Eff. February 15, 1998;

Eff. April 1, 1999;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.