01 NCAC 41B .0506          RECIPROCAL PREFERENCE

(a)  01 NCAC 05B .1522(a), (b), (c), (d), and (g) shall apply to this Subchapter.

(b)  If the use of the reciprocal preference changes which bidder is the low bidder, the agency may waive the use of the reciprocal preference, after consultation with the Council of State, and after taking into consideration such factors as, competition, price, product origination, and available resources.

 

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

Temporary Adoption Eff August 1, 2003;

Temporary Adoption Expired April 27, 2004;

Eff. July 1, 2004.