09 NCAC 06B .0307          clerical errors and clarifications

When the purchasing agency determines that an offer appears to contain an obvious error or where a clerical error is suspected, the purchasing agency may investigate or act upon the circumstances.  Any action taken shall not prejudice the rights of the public or other offerors.  Where offers are submitted substantially in accordance with the solicitation terms but are not clear as to intent or some particular fact or where there are other ambiguities, the purchasing agency may seek and accept clarifications or may open communications as permitted by Rule .0302 of this Subchapter. Clarifications shall not be utilized to cure material deficiencies or to negotiate.


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.