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State by State Preference Data (as submitted by each state)

   Preference: 

Preference is any advantage given to offerors in a competition for contract award which may be granted based on pre-established criteria.  These criteria are established by Law.

Law is mandatory; is defined by Statute, Rule, Statewide Policy, Executive Order; and is what gives you Preference Authority.  Use of the preference may be identified as either Mandatory or Discretionary.  

   Reciprocal Preference:

An advantage a state applies in order to match a preference given by another state.

For Example:  A preference based on residency. 


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State

Preference  Law/Statute

Tie-Bid Preference  

Reciprocal Preference 

 Preference Conditions   Including Law Citation 

 
Date of Verification
 
 
Alabama (AL)
YesYes
Yes
Details
February 
2013
Alaska (AK)   Yes No
Yes
Details
December
2012
Arizona (AZ) No No
Yes
Details
 December 
2012
Arkansas (AR) No No
Yes
Details
December
2012
California (CA) No Yes
Yes
Details
January 
2013
Colorado (CO) Yes Yes
Yes
Details
February
2013
Connecticut (CT) Yes
Yes
Yes
 Details 
 December 
 2012 
Delaware (DE) No  No 
Yes
Details
 February 
2013
Florida (FL) Yes Yes 
 Yes 
Details
December
2011
Georgia (GA) Yes Yes
Yes
Details
December
2012
Hawaii (HA)  
Yes Yes Yes   Details  
October
 2011 
Idaho (ID) Yes Yes Yes Details
January
2013
Illinois (IL) Yes Yes Yes Details
March 
2014
Indiana (IN) Yes No Yes Details
 December 
2012
Iowa (IA) Yes No Yes Details
February
2013
Kansas (KS) No Yes None Details
February 
2013
Kentucky (KY) No Yes Yes Details
August 
2014
Louisiana (LA) Yes Yes Yes Details
February 
2013
Maine (ME) Yes Yes Yes
 Details 
 December 
2012
Maryland (MD) Yes Yes Yes Details
December
2012
  Massachusetts (MA)   Yes Yes Yes Details
January
2001
Michigan (MI)  Yes No Yes Details
October
2011
Minnesota (MN)  Yes Yes Yes Details
July
 2014 
Mississippi (MS)  Yes Yes None Details
January
 2013 
Missouri (MO)   Yes  Yes Yes Details
December
2012
Montana (MT)  Yes Yes Yes Details
 February 
2013
Nebraska (NE)  Yes Yes Yes  Details 
 February 
2013
Nevada (NV)  Yes Yes Yes Details
 February 
2013
New Hampshire (NH)  No Yes None N/A
February
  2013  
New Jersey (NJ)  Yes No  Yes Details
December
 2012 
New Mexico (NM)  No Yes Yes Details
February
2013
New York (NY)  Yes Yes  Yes Details
December
2012
North Carolina (NC)  Yes Yes Yes  Details 
February 
2013
North Dakota (ND)  Yes Yes Yes Details
December
2012
Ohio (OH)  Yes No Yes Details
December
2012
Oklahoma (OK)  Yes No None Details
 December 
2012
Oregon (OR)  Yes Yes Yes  Details 
December
2012
Pennsylvania (PA)  Yes Yes Yes Details
January 
2013
Rhode Island (RI)  No No None None
March
2009
South Carolina (SC)  No Yes Yes  Details
May
2002
South Dakota (SD)  Yes Yes Yes  Details
December
2012
Tennessee (TN)  Yes Yes Yes  Details
December
2012
Texas (TX)  Yes Yes Yes Details
December
2012
Utah (UT)  No Yes Yes Details
December
2012
Vermont (VT)  No Yes None Details
February 
2013
Virginia (VA)  Yes Yes Yes Details
January
2013
Washington (WA)  Yes No Yes Details
January
2013
Washington DC  (District of Columbia)

Yes

No

Yes

Details

      December 
 
2012
West Virginia (WV)  Yes No Yes Details
 December  
2012
Wisconsin (WI)  Yes No Yes  Details 
February
2013
Wyoming (WY)  No Yes Yes Details
 May 
2009

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