La. Admin. Code tit. 34, § V-2706 - LaMAS (Louisiana Multiple Award Schedule) State Contracts Based on GSA Prices [Formerly LAC 34:I.2506]

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 3, March 20, 2022

A. The State Central Purchasing Agency of the Division of Administration may establish state contracts based on GSA (general service administration) pricing when it has been determined in writing by the director of the Office of State Procurement that certain conditions are met, which shall become part of the procurement file.
B. Materials, supplies, or equipment shall not be purchased on a state contract based on GSA pricing at a price higher than the price of the same item listed on any available statewide competitive contract established by the Office of State Procurement.
C. Establishment of a state contract based on GSA pricing will only be considered when there is a valid business case.
D. State agencies shall not procure materials, supplies or equipment directly under a GSA contract. The State Central Purchasing Agency of the Division of Administration will:
1. be responsible for analyzing and determining the feasibility of establishing a LaMAS state contract based on GSA prices; and
2. issue procedures for establishment and utilization of this type of contract.
E. No use shall be made of a LaMAS contract without the participation of a Louisiana licensed dealer or distributor. Louisiana-licensed dealers or distributors must meet the requirement of a resident business defined in R.S. 39:1556(47)Louisiana licensed dealers or distributors shall agree to:
1. Louisiana terms and conditions; and
2. provide written consent from the GSA contractor to extend current GSA pricing to the state of Louisiana.

Notes

La. Admin. Code tit. 34, § V-2706
Promulgated by the Office of the Governor, Division of Administration, Office of State Purchasing, LR 29:2381 (November 2003), repromulgated LR 40:1365 (July 2014), LR 40:2573 (December 2014), Amended by the Office of the Governor, Division of Administration, Office of State Procurement, LR 44768 (4/1/2018).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 39:1581 and R.S. 39:1702(A)(2).

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