Rejection of a Proposal
(1)The Board may reject any Proposal upon PEBB’s finding that the Proposal:
(a)Is contingent upon PEBB’s acceptance of terms and conditions (including Specifications) that differ from the RFP;
(b)Takes exception to terms and conditions set forth in the RFP;
(c)Attempts to prevent public disclosure of matters in contravention of the terms and conditions of the RFP or in contravention of applicable law;
(d)Offers services that fail to meet the specifications of the RFP;
(f)Is not in substantial compliance with the RFP;
(g)Is not in substantial compliance with all prescribed procurement procedures;
(h)Has been debarred as set forth in ORS 279 B.130;
(i)Has failed to provide the certification of non-discrimination required under ORS 279A.110 (Discrimination in subcontracting prohibited)(4), or;
(j)Is from a Proposer found non-responsible as described in OAR 101-005-0130 (Responsible Proposer).
(2)The Board may for good cause reject all Proposals in whole or in part or may cancel, delay or suspend the RFP upon the Board’s written finding it is in the state’s or employees’ interest to do so. The Board shall notify all Proposers of the rejection of all Proposals, along with the good cause justification and finding. PEBB is not liable to any Proposer for any loss or expense caused by or resulting from the rejection, cancellation, delay or suspension.
Rule 101-005-0120 — Rejection of a Proposal,