section .0400 – rejection of offers

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Published: 2015

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section .0400 – rejection of offers


09 NCAC 06B .0401          REJECTION of offers

(a)  Bases for rejection of an offer shall include, late

offers; the purchasing agency's determination that the offer is unsatisfactory

as to quantity, quality, delivery, price or service offered; the offeror's

failure to comply with the intent or conditions of the solicitation document;

the lack of competitiveness due to collusion or due to the knowledge that reasonably

available competition was not received; 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 commodity

or service is no longer needed; limitation or lack of available funds;

circumstances that prevent determination of the lowest priced or highest

qualified technically acceptable offer or the best value offer; or any

determination that rejection would be in the best interest of the State.

(b)  Unsigned offers shall be rejected by the purchasing


(c)  The purchasing agency shall reject late offers and

shall not consider modification of offers or withdrawals of offers unless these

would have been timely except for the action or inaction of the agency

personnel serving the procurement process.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 147-33.76(b1);

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2000;

Eff. August 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. April 25, 2015.