Oregon Bulletin

April 1, 2012

Department of Justice, Chapter 137

Rule Caption: Amends the Attorney General’s Model Public Contract Rule 137-047-0270.

Adm. Order No.: DOJ 5-2012

Filed with Sec. of State: 2-27-2012

Certified to be Effective: 2-27-12

Notice Publication Date: 10-1-2011

Rules Amended: 137-047-0270

Subject: Permits amending a contract awarded under ORS 279B.070 (Intermediate Procurements) to increase the contract price to the greater of $150,000 or 25% of the original contract price.

Rules Coordinator: Carol Riches—(503) 947-4700


Intermediate Procurements

(1) Generally. For Procurements of Goods or Services greater than $5000 and less than or equal to $150,000, a Contracting Agency may Award a Contract as an intermediate Procurement pursuant to ORS 279B.070.

(2) Negotiations. A Contracting Agency may negotiate with a prospective Contractor who offers to provide Goods or Services in response to an intermediate Procurement to clarify its quote or Offer or to effect modifications that will make the quote or Offer more Advantageous to the Contracting Agency.

(3) Amendments. A Contracting Agency may amend a Contract Awarded as an intermediate Procurement in accordance with OAR 137-047-0800, but the cumulative amendments shall not increase the total Contract Price to a sum that is greater than $150,000.00 or twenty-five percent (25%) of the original Contract Price, whichever is greater.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 279A.065 & 279B.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 279B.070
Hist.: DOJ 11-2004, f. 9-1-04, cert. ef. 3-1-05; DOJ 20-2005, f. 12-27-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DOJ 15-2009, f. 12-1-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DOJ 5-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-12

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