W. Va. Code R. § 135-30-11 - Qualifications of a Buyer and a Chief Procurement Officer

Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022

11.1. Buyer.
11.1.a. No person shall be employed as a buyer unless that person, at the time of employment, is either:
(a) a graduate of an accredited college or university; or
(b) has at least four year's experience in purchasing for any unit of government or for any business, commercial or industrial enterprise.
11.1.b. Any person making purchases and acquisitions pursuant to this section shall execute a bond in the penalty of fifty thousand dollars, payable to the state of West Virginia, with a corporate bonding or surety company authorized to do business in this state as surety thereon, in a form prescribed by the Attorney General and conditioned upon the faithful performance of all duties in accordance with this rule. In lieu of separate bonds for such buyers, a blanket surety bond may be obtained. Any such bond shall be filed with the Secretary of State. The cost of any such bond or bonds shall be paid from funds appropriated to the Commission, Council or Governing Board.
11.2. Chief Procurement Officer/Director of Procurement.
11.2.a. From the date of adoption of this rule by the Commission and Council and henceforth, no new person shall be employed as a chief procurement officer or director of procurement unless that person, at the time of employment, is:
(a) a graduate of and has received a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; and
(b) has at least four year's experience in purchasing for any unit of government or for any business, commercial or industrial enterprise.
11.2.b. The bonding provisions set forth in subparagraph 11.1.b shall also apply to any person employed as a chief procurement officer or director of procurement.

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