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  37.900.  Statewide elected officials may request determination of lowest and best bidder, procedure. — 1.  Any statewide elected official may request the office of administration to determine the lowest and best bidder with respect to any contract for purchasing, printing, or services for which the official has the authority to contract.

  2.  The official shall submit the original request for proposal and any pertinent information explaining the evaluation criteria established in the request and any additional information the official deems necessary.

  3.  The office of administration shall not be required to inquire of or negotiate with any offeror submitting a bid and shall only be required to reply to the elected official within forty-five days after the submission of the request by naming the offeror the office of administration determines to be the lowest and best bidder based on all submitted documents.


(L. 2010 H.B. 1868 merged with S.B. 844)

(2012)  This section and section 34.048 relating to procurement severed from the remainder of Senate Bill 844 and remain valid. The remainder of Senate Bill 844 declared unconstitutional as a violation of the original purpose requirement of Art. III, Sec. 21, Constitution of Missouri. Legends Bank v. State, 361 S.W.3d 383 (Mo. banc).

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