(1) An agency may request authorization from the division to pursue an alternative procurement method for obtaining a supply or service.

(2) If an alternative procurement method is approved, the division shall:

(a) conduct the procurement on behalf of the agency;

(b) notify potential vendors of the alternative procurement method being used for the supply or service; and

(c) make a written determination as to the success of the method.

History: 18-4-221, 18-4-302, MCA; IMP, 18-4-302, MCA; NEW, 2001 MAR p. 2009, Eff. 10/12/01; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 1657, Eff. 10/26/07.