Procurement and Contract Services Policy & Procedures Manual
Section 300: Purchasing
Effective: 7/01/2010
Revised: 3/12/2013


Oregon Administrative Rule identifies those purchases which are exempt from Competitive Processes regardless of dollar value for all OUS Institutions. 


313-001 OAR Exemption Usage

OAR exemptions will be used at the sole discretion of PaCS.  PaCS will review and determine whether use of an exemption is appropriate given the circumstances and needs of the requesting department.   If use of an exemption is deemed unacceptable by PaCS, the procurement or Contract will be subject to the acceptable competitive methods of procurement and contracting.