§5A-3-5. Purchasing section standard specifications -- Promulgation and adoption by director; applicable to all purchases


Published: 2015

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WVC 5 A- 3 - 5

§5A-3-5. Purchasing section standard specifications --

Promulgation and adoption by director; applicable

to all purchases.

     (a) The director shall promulgate and adopt standard

specifications based on scientific and technical data for

appropriate commodities and services, which shall establish the

quality to which commodities to be purchased and services to be

contracted for by the state must conform.

     (b) Standard specifications shall apply to every future

purchase of or contract for the commodities or services described

in the specifications and shall include information relating to the

cost of maintenance and expected life of the commodity if the

director determines there are nationally accepted industry

standards for the commodity.

     (c) No purchases by any spending unit may be exempt from

compliance with the standard specifications so established, but the

director may exempt the purchase of particular items from the

standard specifications if it is considered necessary and

advisable.

     (d) The director shall update the standard specifications, as

necessary.





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