16B.15 Electronic data processing equipment.
Subdivision 1. Commissioner may reject bids. The commissioner may reject all bids for electronic data processing equipment, related equipment, and software and may negotiate a contract for this equipment if the commissioner finds the bids to be unsatisfactory because of failure to fully comply with the specifications, terms, and conditions of the call for bids. The contract must be awarded to the vendor offering the lowest price to the state taking into consideration the specifications, terms, and conditions agreed upon pursuant to negotiation.
Subd. 2. Equipment. The commissioner may purchase, sell, repurchase or otherwise undertake the acquisition, rental or disposal of electronic data processing equipment as best serves the interests of the state, provided, however, the commissioner shall adhere to the competitive bidding requirements of chapter 16B.
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