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41-2535. Procurements not exceeding a prescribed amount; small businesses; simplified construction procurement program

A. Any procurement which does not exceed the aggregate dollar amount of fifty thousand dollars may be made in accordance with rules adopted by the director, except that the procurements shall be made with such competition as is practicable under the circumstances.

B. Any procurement which does not exceed the aggregate dollar amount of less than fifty thousand dollars shall be restricted, if practicable, to small businesses as defined in rules adopted by the director. The procurement officer shall rotate the small business solicited to compete for any procurement of less than fifty thousand dollars. If it is impracticable to restrict a particular procurement to small businesses, the procurement officer shall make a determination setting forth the reasons and place it in the contract file.

C. Procurement requirements shall not be artificially divided or fragmented so as to constitute a purchase under this section and to circumvent the source selection procedures required by section 41-2533 or 41-2534 or be artificially combined to circumvent this section.

D. A procurement involving construction not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars may be made pursuant to rules adopted by the director in accordance with this section which shall be known as the simplified construction procurement program. At a minimum the rules shall require that:

1. A list be maintained of persons who desire to receive solicitations to bid on construction projects to which additions shall be permitted throughout the year.

2. The list of persons be available for public inspection.

3. Agreements for construction be on forms approved by the director.

4. All information submitted by bidders pursuant to this section be confidential according to section 41-2533, subsection D.

5. All bids for construction be opened at a public opening.

6. All persons desiring to submit bids be treated equitably and the information related to each project be available to all eligible persons.

7. Competition for construction projects under the simplified construction procurement program be encouraged to the maximum extent possible.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-2535

41-2535. Procurements not exceeding a prescribed amount; small businesses; simplified construction procurement program

A. Any procurement which does not exceed the aggregate dollar amount of fifty thousand dollars may be made in accordance with rules adopted by the director, except that the procurements shall be made with such competition as is practicable under the circumstances.

B. Any procurement which does not exceed the aggregate dollar amount of less than fifty thousand dollars shall be restricted, if practicable, to small businesses as defined in rules adopted by the director. The procurement officer shall rotate the small business solicited to compete for any procurement of less than fifty thousand dollars. If it is impracticable to restrict a particular procurement to small businesses, the procurement officer shall make a determination setting forth the reasons and place it in the contract file.

C. Procurement requirements shall not be artificially divided or fragmented so as to constitute a purchase under this section and to circumvent the source selection procedures required by section 41-2533 or 41-2534 or be artificially combined to circumvent this section.

D. A procurement involving construction not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars may be made pursuant to rules adopted by the director in accordance with this section which shall be known as the simplified construction procurement program. At a minimum the rules shall require that:

1. A list be maintained of persons who desire to receive solicitations to bid on construction projects to which additions shall be permitted throughout the year.

2. The list of persons be available for public inspection.

3. Agreements for construction be on forms approved by the director.

4. All information submitted by bidders pursuant to this section be confidential according to section 41-2533, subsection D.

5. All bids for construction be opened at a public opening.

6. All persons desiring to submit bids be treated equitably and the information related to each project be available to all eligible persons.

7. Competition for construction projects under the simplified construction procurement program be encouraged to the maximum extent possible.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-2535

41-2535. Procurements not exceeding a prescribed amount; small businesses; simplified construction procurement program

A. Any procurement which does not exceed the aggregate dollar amount of fifty thousand dollars may be made in accordance with rules adopted by the director, except that the procurements shall be made with such competition as is practicable under the circumstances.

B. Any procurement which does not exceed the aggregate dollar amount of less than fifty thousand dollars shall be restricted, if practicable, to small businesses as defined in rules adopted by the director. The procurement officer shall rotate the small business solicited to compete for any procurement of less than fifty thousand dollars. If it is impracticable to restrict a particular procurement to small businesses, the procurement officer shall make a determination setting forth the reasons and place it in the contract file.

C. Procurement requirements shall not be artificially divided or fragmented so as to constitute a purchase under this section and to circumvent the source selection procedures required by section 41-2533 or 41-2534 or be artificially combined to circumvent this section.

D. A procurement involving construction not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars may be made pursuant to rules adopted by the director in accordance with this section which shall be known as the simplified construction procurement program. At a minimum the rules shall require that:

1. A list be maintained of persons who desire to receive solicitations to bid on construction projects to which additions shall be permitted throughout the year.

2. The list of persons be available for public inspection.

3. Agreements for construction be on forms approved by the director.

4. All information submitted by bidders pursuant to this section be confidential according to section 41-2533, subsection D.

5. All bids for construction be opened at a public opening.

6. All persons desiring to submit bids be treated equitably and the information related to each project be available to all eligible persons.

7. Competition for construction projects under the simplified construction procurement program be encouraged to the maximum extent possible.

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