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§ 25-53-25. Exemptions; delegation of bidding and contracting responsibilities to purchasing agency; relation to Public Purchases Law; exemptions.
 

(1)  Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to pertain to any agency financed entirely by federal funds; provided, however, that nothing in this subsection shall be construed to imply exemption from the public purchases law, being Section 31-7-1 et seq. 

(2)  The authority may establish policies and procedures for the purpose of delegating the bidding and contracting responsibilities related to the procurement of computer equipment or services to the purchasing agency. Such policies and procedures must address the following issues: 

(a) Establish categories of equipment or services affected; 

(b) Establish maximum unit and/or ceiling prices of such procurements; 

(c) Establish reporting, monitoring and control of such procurements; and 

(d) Establish other such rules and regulations as necessary to fully implement the purposes of this section. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to imply exemption from the public purchases law, being Section 31-7-1 et seq. 

(3)  Acquisitions of computer equipment and services by institutions of higher learning or junior colleges wholly with federal funds and not with state general funds shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter; however, nothing in this subsection shall be construed to imply an exemption of such acquisitions from the public purchases law, being Section 31-7-1 et seq. 

(4)  [Repealed] 
 

Sources: Codes, 1942, § 8946-70; Laws,  1968, ch. 499, § 10; Laws, 1970, ch. 466, § 8; Laws, 1983, ch. 321; Laws, 1986, ch. 446; Laws, 1988 Ex Sess, ch. 14, § 70; Laws, 1994 Ex Sess, ch. 26, § 19, eff from and after passage (approved August 23, 1994).