07 NCAC 01A .0403          PURCHASE OF ITEMS

In the purchase of items, whether on contract or not, the Department's purchasing office bases its choice of vendors on:

(1)           lowest price quoted;

(2)           proximity of vendor's business to the Department and delivery time;

(3)           satisfactory outcome of previous dealings, if any; and

(4)           other factors deemed pertinent and reasonable.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 1, 1977;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.