09 ncac 06b .0801          USE

(a)  Partial, progressive or multiple awards may be made when it is advantageous to the State.

(b)  Notwithstanding the necessity for awards to more than one supplier, such awards shall be limited to the number of suppliers deemed necessary to satisfy the intended requirements.  Quantities shall not be divided among offerors on definite quantity requirements unless and except as provided in the solicitation and unless such division is determined to be in the best interest of the State.


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.