RULE 004.00.98-001 - AR 118 - Procurement and Disposition Activities

RULE 004.00.98-001. AR 118 - Procurement and Disposition Activities

DOC 118 and DCP 2.10

I. AUTHORITY:

The Board of Correction and Community Punishment (Board) is vested with the authority to promulgate Administrative Regulations by Ark. Code Ann, ยงยง 12-27-105, 16-93-1203 and 16-93-1205 (Michie Supp. 1995).

II. APPLICABILITY:

This policy applies to staff of the Department of Correction and Department of Community Punishment (Departments) involved in procurement and disposition of commodities and services.

III. POLICY:

It is Board policy that Departments process procurement and disposition of commodities and services in compliance with applicable state and federal laws and procedures and Board guidelines.

IV. DEFINITIONS:

A. Disposition. Disposal, sale, or transfer of surplus commodities.

B. Procurement Purchasing, buying, renting, leasing, contracting, or otherwise obtaining commodities or services.

V. GUIDELINES:

A. The Board shall determine procurement and dispositions for which prior approval is required.

B. Departments shall develop administrative directives (ADs) and other necessary procedures to govern procurement and disposition processes in accordance with this policy and subsequent Board guidance. Revision to these ADs require prior Board approval.

C. Departments shall provide monthly Board reports listing new or renewed contracts with commitment values of $10,000 or more.

VI. STANDARDS:

American Correctional Association (ACA) Standards for Adult Community Residential Services. third edition, standard 3-ACRS-1B-12; and ACA Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions, standard 3-4031.

Board Approval Date: 2/19/98

Effective Date: 4/20/98

Supersedes: 118

Dated: 3/10/94

(3/25/1998)

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