section .0200 - specifications


09 NCAC 06b .0201          development of it solicitation documents and SPECIFICATIONS

(a)  There shall be one or more types of IT solicitation documents that include specifications established by the State CIO or any other agency as statutorily authorized.

(b)  The State CIO shall establish, develop, and maintain IT solicitation documents and specifications that are current and intended for general or repeated use and publish these forms on its website or other locations available to the purchasing agency (also see 09 NCAC 06B .0302).

(c)  Other types of solicitation specifications that manage specific business needs may be originated by the purchasing agency and either approved or modified as necessary by ITS to manage the State's information technology effectively.  A purchasing agency submitting other types of specifications or solicitations must demonstrate how such specifications or solicitations meets its respective business needs and whether other information technologies are commercially available to satisfy those needs.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 147-33.76(b1); 147-33.95(b);

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2000;

Eff. August 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 25, 2015.