01 NCAC 41B .0504          BASIS FOR REJECTION

In soliciting offers, any and all offers received may be rejected. Bases for rejection shall include, but are not limited to, the offer being deemed unsatisfactory as to the quantity, quality, delivery, price or service offered; the offer not complying with conditions in the RFP or with the intent of the proposed contract; lack of competitiveness by reason of collusion; error(s) in specifications or indication that revision(s) would be to the state's advantage; cancellation of or changes in the intended project or other determination that the proposed requirement is no longer needed; limitation or lack of available funds; circumstances which prevent determination of the lowest responsible or most advantageous offer; or any determination that rejection would be to the best interest of the state.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-64.17F;

Temporary Adoption Eff. August 1, 2003;

Temporary Adoption Expires April 27, 2004;

Eff. August 1, 2004;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 6, 2018.