(a) All State agencies covered by this Part shall use contracts for information technology acquired by the Office for any information technology required by the State agency that is provided by these contracts. Notwithstanding any other statute, the authority of State agencies to procure or obtain information technology shall be subject to compliance with the provisions of this Part. The Office shall have the authority to exercise the authority of State agencies to procure or obtain information technology as otherwise provided by statute.
(b) Local governmental entities are not required to comply with otherwise applicable competitive bidding requirements when using contracts offered by the Office. (1999-434, s. 10; 2000-174, s. 210-241.)
Last modified: March 23, 2014