TITLE 44: GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENT AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
SUBTITLE B: SUPPLEMENTAL PROCUREMENT RULES
CHAPTER XX: ATTORNEY GENERAL
PART 1300 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S PROCUREMENT
SECTION 1300.2043 SUPPLIERS
Section 1300.2043 Suppliers
a) The OAG may contract with any qualified source of supply, but must give preference to Directed Sources, and should consider the following Special Sources.
b) Directed Sources − State-Produced Supplies or Service
1) Correctional Industries. The CPO, in conjunction with the Department of Corrections, shall determine which supplies produced or services performed, if any, by Correctional Industries must be purchased by the OAG. The CPO shall determine whether such supplies or services meet the OAG's requirements and whether the price represents a fair market value for such supplies or services.
2) Central Services. Supplies and services available from the program operations of the Department of Central Management Services will be utilized unless the CPO authorizes procurement from other sources.
c) Special Sources
1) Prior to any equipment procurement, the OAG will consider property available from the State and Federal Surplus Warehouses that are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Central Management Services.
2) Various goods and services are available from qualified workshops for the disabled and procurement from these workshops is encouraged. Notice and competition is not required pursuant to Section 45-35 of the Code. Information regarding qualified workshops will be obtained from DCMS.
3) Various goods and services are available from State Agencies and other governmental units. These may be procured without notice and competition.