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73-502. Terms, defined.For purposes of sections 73-501 to 73-509:(1) Contract for services means any contract that directly engages the time or effort of an independent contractor whose purpose is to perform an identifiable task, study, or report rather than to furnish an end item of supply, goods, equipment, or material;(2) Emergency means necessary to meet an urgent or unexpected requirement or when health and public safety or the conservation of public resources is at risk;(3) Materiel division means the materiel division of the Department of Administrative Services established in section 81-1118;(4) Sole source means of such a unique nature that the contractor selected is clearly and justifiably the only practicable source to provide the service. Determination that the contractor selected is justifiably the sole source is based on either the uniqueness of the service or sole availability at the location required; and(5) State agency or agency means any state agency, board, or commission other than the University of Nebraska, the Nebraska state colleges, the courts, the Legislature, or any officer or agency established by the Constitution of Nebraska. SourceLaws 2003, LB 626, § 2.