(1) Regardless of cause, late bids and proposals will not be accepted and will automatically be disqualified from further consideration. It shall be solely the vendor's risk to assure delivery at the specified office by the specified time.

(2) Late bids and proposals will not be opened and may be returned to the vendor at the expense of the vendor or destroyed if requested.

History: 18-4-221, MCA; IMP, 18-4-221, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 65, Eff. 2/1/00; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 2009, Eff. 10/12/01.