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Chapter 200-320 WAC

Last Update: 5/21/14

COMPETITIVE CONTRACTING

WAC Sections

GENERAL PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS
Purpose.
Scope of chapter.
Definitions.
PRELIMINARY STEPS TO COMPETITIVE CONTRACTING
Determining the existence of a competitive market.
Agencies shall notify employee(s) of intent to solicit bids.
Employees wanting to use state resources other than those offered by an agency.
Agency response to a potentially displaced employee alternative.
EMPLOYEE BUSINESS UNITS IN THE BID PROCESS
An employee business unit shall notify the agency of its formation.
Agency's response to an employee business unit resource plan.
Agencies shall identify state standards.
An employee business unit's bid shall include all costs related to delivering the service.
An employee business unit shall designate a point of contact for the competitive contracting process.
Limits on performance of services not contained in a contract.
SOLICITING BIDS
General administration may establish formats.
Solicitation development.
Solicitation content.
Cost evaluation criteria.
Amendment of solicitation.
Public notice—Solicitations, amendments, and notices.
THE BIDDING PROCESS
Receiving bids.
Bid information disclosure.
Bid evaluation.
THE COMPLAINT PROCESS
Who may file.
Time and place for filing complaints.
Form of complaints.
Grounds for filing a complaint.
Agency's response to complaints.
THE AWARD PROCESS
Notice of intent to award.
Negotiations.
Award.
Cancellation of solicitation.
Notice of cancellation.
APPEALING AN AWARD
Time and place for filing appeal.
Who may file an appeal.
Form of an appeal.
Stay of award.
Transmission of an appeal.
Procedures for hearing.
Costs of hearing.
Burden of proof.
Decision of the administrative law judge.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
200-320-006
If state employees will not be displaced. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-320-006, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.142. WSR 04-07-104, § 236-51-006, filed 3/17/04, effective 7/1/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-11-102, filed 5/21/14, effective 6/21/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.142 (1)(b).