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Public Contracting Code, Rules and Policies
I. The Department of Administrative Services Public Contracting Rules

​The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Procurement Policy Office developed OAR 125-246 through 249, DAS Public Contracting Rules, for state agencies subject to DAS authority (Agencies). Except for those Public Contract Model Rules expressly adopted by a DAS Rule, the Public Contract Model Rules adopted by the Attorney General do not apply to DAS or these Agencies.

 Changes to DAS Public Contracting Rules

DAS Public Contracting Rules, effective January 1, 2015

II. Public Contracting Code
ORS279ABC, the Public Contracting Code (Code), provides methods of source selection and guidance to both providers and public agencies, geared to today’s market realities and beneficial innovations.
Text of ORS 279A, applying to all public contracting,
279B, applying to supplies and services, and
279C, applying to architectural, engineering, land surveying services and related
services; and public improvements
279.835 - 855, applying to Qualified Rehabilitation Facilities (QRF Statutes)

For the 2013 Edition (and subsequent changes) go to the Oregon Revised Statutes website.

III. The Attorney General's Model Public Contract Rules
The Department of Justice (DOJ) developed Model Public Contract Rules to implement the Code for public agencies excluding Agencies described above.  These Model Rules were initially filed in September, 2004, and have been modified thereafter.
IV. State Surplus Property
See the State Surplus Rules at OAR125, Division 50
General Procurement Policies


Green Chemistry Procurement Policy | Effective: September 10, 2014 

ORPIN Policy, effective 1-1-2014 

MWESB Procurement Policy, effective 1-1-2014

Fax Signature Policy | Effective: July 12, 2000  
Training Policy | Effective May 10, 2010  


CPO Letter Re: Transitional and Old Contract Delegation   
Director's Letter Re: Delegation to CPO/Independent Agencies  
Governor's Letter Re: MWESB   
Instructions for the Collection of Contractors' Tax Identification Information 

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