Wis. Admin. Code Department of Administration § Adm 10.03 - Definitions

Current through November 29, 2021

(1) "Bidder" means a person or firm who submits a competitive bid in response to an invitation for bids and a set of specifications.
(2) "Contracting agency" means the state agency that executes a purchase order for contractual services.
(3) "Contractual services" means those services as defined in s. 16.70(3), Stats.
(4) "Department" means the department of administration.
(5) "Materials" as used in the definition of "contractual services" in s. 16.70(3), Stats., and sub. (3) means reports which are incidental to the required performance under the contract but are not a specific end product.
(6) "Procurement commodity bulletin" means the document issued by the department in response to a request for purchasing authority that establishes the procedures to be used in making the procurement.

Note: A procurement commodity bulletin form AD-P-105 may be obtained from the Department of Administration, Bureau of Procurement, P.O. Box 7867, Madison, Wisconsin 53707.

(7) "Procuring agency" means the state agency which conducts the purchasing transaction.
(8) "Proposer" means a person or firm who submits a competitive proposal in response to a request for proposals (RFP).
(9) "Purchase order" means a state purchase order form used to offer to contract with a vendor.

Note: A purchase order form AD-P-10 may be obtained from the Department of Administration, Bureau of Procurement, P.O. Box 7867, Madison, Wisconsin 53707.

(10) "Request for proposals" or "RFP" means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting proposals.
(11) "Request for purchasing authority" or "RPA" means the form and all attached materials that are submitted by a state agency to the department to initiate any procurement of contractual services.

Note: A request for purchasing authority (RPA) Form AD-P-112 may be obtained from the Department of Administration, Bureau of Procurement, P.O. Box 7867, Madison, Wisconsin 53707.

(12) "Secretary" means the secretary of the department.
(13) "State agency" or "agency" means any department, board, commission, independent agency, or any other separate entity established by statute or by constitution in the state government, including the legislature.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Administration § Adm 10.03
Cr. Register, January, 1983, No. 325, eff. 2-1-83; corrections in (3) and (5) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register January 2004 No. 577.

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