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In 2015, new procurement and contract administration training requirements were written into law ORS279A.159
with the passage of HB2375. DAS Procurement Services and a group of
Designated Procurement Officers are working together to prepare training
standards and programs to meet the new statutory requirements. Read about the implementation plan >>
We're making compliance easy for you by clearly outlining the new requirements and providing helpful online resources.
By December 31, 2018, state employees responsible for conducting a procurement over $10,000 - $150,000 and greater will be required to successfully complete the DAS Principles of Public Procurement Learning Event, or have a valid Oregon Procurement Basic Certification (OPBC). This standard will apply to state contracting agencies, even those not under DAS procurement authority.
Employees responsible for “conducting a procurement” includes, but is not limited to, those with procurement authority or that have significant responsibility in the procurement process, such as:
Principles of Public Procurement Learning Event Overview:
Fundamentals of Procurement Learning Event Overview:
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