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41-2703 - Waiver of solicitation and award procedures
41-2703. Waiver of solicitation and award procedures
A. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the director of the department of administration or the director's designee may waive the solicitation and award procedures if a situation exists that makes compliance with section 41-2702 impracticable, unnecessary or contrary to the public interest, except that the grant solicitation and award shall be made with competition that is practicable under the circumstances.
B. A state governmental unit seeking a waiver of solicitation and award procedures shall prepare a written request documenting and explaining the situation justifying the waiver. The request shall be submitted to the director of the department of administration or the director's designee, who shall determine in writing whether to grant the request. If the request is granted, the determination shall state the manner in which the grant is to be solicited and awarded and the limits of the determination.
C. A copy of each request and determination shall be kept on file in the office of the state governmental unit requesting the waiver and the office of the director of the department of administration or the office of the director's designee.