PUBLIC PRINTING AND OFFICIAL NOTICES
CONTRACTS FOR PRINTING — PUBLICATION OF NOTICES
60-103. Exception in case of excessive charge — Exceptions for lack of production facilities on bids on state or county work. (a) Whenever it shall be established that any charge for printing, engraving, binding (excluding binding for state supported libraries) or stationery work is in excess of the charge usually made to private individuals for the same kind and quality of work, then the state or county officer or officers having such work in charge shall have power to have such work done outside of said county or state, but nothing in this chapter shall be construed to oblige any of said officers to accept any unsatisfactory work.
(b) Any work referred to in section 60-101 or 60-102, Idaho Code, and which is to be executed for or on behalf of the state or a county may be executed outside of this state in any case (1) where the execution of such work shall require the use of a technique or process which cannot be performed through the use of physical production facilities located within this state and the use of such technique or process is essential to a necessary function to be served by the printing, binding, engraving or stationery work required; (2) where, after a solicitation has been made or notice thereof has been given as required by section 67-9208, Idaho Code, no bid or proposal is made thereon by any person, firm or corporation proposing to execute such work within this state; or (3) where, after a solicitation has been made or notice thereof given as required by section 67-9208, Idaho Code, the lowest bid from a person, firm or corporation proposing to execute such work within this state is more than ten percent (10%) above the lowest bid from a person, firm or corporation proposing to execute such work outside this state.
[(60-103) 1903, p. 333, sec. 3; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 1476; C.S., sec. 2337; I.C.A., sec. 58-103; am. 1939, ch. 196, sec. 2, p. 373; am. 1965, ch. 304, sec. 1, p. 805; am. 1977, ch. 171, sec. 1, p. 440; am. 1980, ch. 56, sec. 2, p. 114.; am. 2015, ch. 50, sec. 1, p. 110; am. 2016, ch. 289, sec. 13, p. 813.]