41 CFR 101-25.101-5 - Supply through local purchase.
The following criteria shall govern in determining whether an item should be supplied through local purchase:
(a) Urgency of need requires local purchase to assure prompt delivery;
(b) The items are perishable or subject to rapid deterioration which will not permit delay incident to shipment from distant points;
(c) The local purchase is within applicable limitation established by the agency head; or
(d) Local purchase will produce the greatest economy to the Government.