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Reciprocal Preference Information
Alaska (AK)

Preference       
Conditions                                                                                                                    
Qualified Alaskan Bidders A 5% reduction in the bid price or offer applies to all vendors who qualify as Alaska bidders, as defined in AS 36.30.170(b).
Additional Evaluation Criteria 2 AAC 12.260(e) provides Alaska offerors an additional 10% overall evaluation point preference (10% of the available points) if a numerical rating system is used - such as a Request for Proposal. Alaska bidders as defined in AS 36.30.170(b) are eligible for this preference.
Agricultural or fishery products Award will go to the bidder who offers agricultural or fisheries products harvested in the state (or within the jurisdiction of the state) - provide they are available, of comparable quality, and priced not more than 7% higher than products harvested outside of the state (or outside the jurisdiction of the state). Agricultural products include dairy products, timber, and lumber, and products manufactured in the state from timber and lumber.
Alaska products A 3%, 5%, or 7% reduction applies to the qualifying products value in a bid price or offer that designates the use of Alaska products. The applicable discount is dependent on what percent the product being offered was produced or manufactured in the state.
Recycled Products A 5% reduction in the bid price or offer applies to all vendors who offer recycled products. The products must be on the DGS pre-approved recycled product list.
Employment program Award will be given to the bidder that qualifies for the Alaska bidder preference, and is offering services through a qualified employment program as defined in AS 36.30.990(11), and is the lowest responsible and responsive bidder with a bid not more than 15% higher than the lowest bidder.
Additional preference Award will be given to the bidder that qualifies for the Alaska bidder preference, and is a qualifying entity as defined in AS 36.30.170(e), and is the lowest responsible and responsive bidder with a bid price no more than 10% higher than the lowest bidder.
Disability preference Award will be given to the bidder that qualifies for the Alaska bidder preference, employs a staff that is made up of 50% or more persons with s disability at the time the bid is submitted, and is the lowest responsible and responsive bidder with a bid price not more than 10% higher than the lowest bidder.
Veterans preference Alaska Veterans' preference was enacted as of 09/04/2010:
A 5% reduction in the bid price or offer to all vendors that qualify as Alaska bidders as defined in AS 36.30.170(b) and meet the requirements established in AS 36.30.175 as a qualifying entity.  The preference may not exceed $5,000.00 for a single procurement.