09 NCAC 06B .1305          COMPLIANCE REVIEWS

(a)  The State CIO may conduct compliance reviews on purchasing practices at any purchasing agencies.  The purpose of the compliance review shall be for determining if an agency is complying with IT purchasing statutes and rules.  A copy of the compliance report shall be provided to the agency head, the State Auditor, and the State Budget Officer.

(b)  Staff designated by the State CIO may request the purchasing agency's purchasing records for the purpose of the compliance review.  The purchasing agency shall cooperate with such staff, providing them with all requested records, adequate office space for conducting the review if performed at the agency's location and agency purchasing staff for discussion of purchase transactions.  The State CIO shall not require of the agency any more than is needed to complete the review.

(c)  The State CIO shall provide to each agency, upon request, ITS' assistance in educational training for the agency's staff to better acquaint them with State purchasing statutes and rules.


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

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2000;

Eff. August 1, 2000;

Recodified from 09 NCAC 06B .1105 Eff. March 19, 2008;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 25, 2015.