09 NCAC 06B .0313 DIVISION OF commodities and service needs
Commodities or service needs shall not be divided to keep the expenditure under the purchasing agency's delegation to avoid following the appropriate procurement processes and applicable rules. In the case of similar and related items and groups of items, the dollar limits of delegated authority apply to the total cost of ownership rather than the cost of any single item.
History Note: Authority G.S. 147-135.9; 147-33.76(b1); 147-33.101;
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.