OAR 291-164-0130
Emergency Purchases


Intent: The intent of this section is to provide a method for emergency purchases of food products, food equipment and services, or any combination.


Condition: To procure food products or food equipment and services as an emergency purchase, an emergent situation must exist as determined by the Director or the applicable institution’s functional unit manager or their designee.




The Purchasing Unit or appropriate institution staff will make the immediate purchase.


The Department shall award the contract to the bidder whose bid will best serve the interests of the Department and to alleviate the emergent situation.


Purchasing Unit will document the file with justification for the emergency purchase in accordance with Secretary of State Archiving rules.

Source: Rule 291-164-0130 — Emergency Purchases, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-164-0130.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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