09 NCAC 06B .0305          PUBLIC OPENING

(a)  The purchasing agency shall publicly open and tabulate all offers at the time, date and place identified in the solicitation. The tabulation shall be made public at the time it is created unless otherwise provided by these Rules.

(b)  At the time of opening, only the names of offerors and the goods or services offered shall be tabulated when negotiation after receipt of offers is authorized by the solicitation terms, unless otherwise provided by these Rules.  The price offer(s) shall become available for public inspection at the time of the award.

(c)  There shall be at least two purchasing agency employees present at the opening when "sealed offers" are required, and at least one purchasing agency employee present when electronic offers are required.


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

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.