Section 287.056, Florida Statutes 2009
287.056 Purchases from purchasing agreements and state term contracts.--
(1) Agencies shall, and eligible users may, purchase commodities and contractual services from purchasing agreements established and state term contracts procured, pursuant to s. 287.057, by the department.
(2) Agencies may have the option to purchase commodities or contractual services from state term contracts procured, pursuant to s. 287.057, by the department which contain a user surcharge pursuant to s. 287.1345 as determined by the department.
(3) Agencies and eligible users may use a request for quote to obtain written pricing or services information from a state term contract vendor for commodities or contractual services available on state term contract from that vendor. The purpose of a request for quote is to determine whether a price, term, or condition more favorable to the agency or eligible user than that provided in the state term contract is available. Use of a request for quote does not constitute a decision or intended decision that is subject to protest under s. 120.57(3).
History.--s. 17, ch. 92-98; s. 109, ch. 92-142; s. 213, ch. 95-148; s. 30, ch. 95-196; s. 3, ch. 95-216; s. 5, ch. 96-236; s. 81, ch. 98-279; s. 14, ch. 2002-207.