STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
STATE PROCUREMENT ACT
67-9224. cooperative and group discount purchasing. (1) The administrator may authorize an agency to:
(a) Become a participating member of a group discount purchasing organization;
(b) Participate in, sponsor, conduct or administer a cooperative purchasing agreement for property with one (1) or more public agencies, independent of the requirements of section 67-2329, Idaho Code; or
(c) Utilize contracts of other public agencies within this state upon determining that the contract was let in a manner that constitutes competitive bidding consistent with the requirements of this chapter and is otherwise in the best interest of the state.
(2) The state’s participation in a cooperative purchase or group discount purchasing organization must be formalized by a written agreement.
(3) The state’s entrance fee or participation fee in a group discount purchasing organization must be based on criteria applied to all other members of the organization.
(4) Any agreement entered into pursuant to subsection (2) of this section shall be maintained on file with the division as well as with the agency entering into the agreement.
[67-9224, added 2016, ch. 289, sec. 4, p. 800; am. 2017, ch. 188, sec. 1, p. 426.]