After careful examination and computation of each bid, within thirty days the department of administrative services shall award the contract for such printing to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, in accordance with section 9.312 of the Revised Code, having proper facilities to ensure prompt performance of the work. No contract shall be awarded unless it contains an agreement for the completion of the work within the time fixed by the department, but the time so fixed may be extended by the department if deemed in the best interest of the state.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Effective Date: 01-01-1988