01 NCAC 05B .1520          DEFAULT PROCEEDINGS; DEBARMENT

(a)  The agency which issued the solicitation document resulting in the contract may find a contractor in default of contract for failing to perform in accordance with the contract requirements, terms and conditions.  If a contractor is found in default of contract, the agency which issued the solicitation document resulting in the contract may take action, immediate if necessary, to purchase the needed commodities, printing or services on the open market and charge any additional cost for the commodities, printing or services and expense for doing so to the defaulting contractor.  If an agency finds a contractor in default, such action and the circumstances shall be reported by the agency to the Division of Purchase and Contract in writing. This does not limit any other remedies that may be available to the State or agency.

(b)  The Division may remove the contractor from any mailing lists which may be utilized and debar the contractor from doing business with the agency, or any agency, for a period of time at the discretion of the Division. 

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-49; 143-52; 143-53; 143-60;

Eff. February 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1999.