09 NCAC 06B .0303          Electronic OFFERS

The purchasing agency may accept offers submitted electronically in response to solicitation documents if such offers comply with these Rules and applicable laws.  The purchasing agency's use of digital or electronic signatures must be consistent with applicable statutes and rules.  The purchasing agency must authorize but may limit the use of electronic methods of conducting a procurement based on the State's best interests, as determined by the purchasing agency and approved by the State CIO if such methods comply with these Rules and information technology security policies established pursuant to G.S. 147-33.110 et seq.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 66-58.5; 66-325; 147-33.95;

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.