125.55 Awarding of contract in certain cases.

If two or more persons or firms bid the same for a class of printing, and such persons or firms are the lowest responsive and responsible bidders for such class, the department of administrative services shall award the contract to one or more of such bidders as it deems best. If the proposal of one bidder is lower on composition and that of another is lower on presswork and that of another is lower on binding operations for the same class of printing, the department shall award the contract for such class to the lowest responsive and responsible aggregate bidder, in accordance with section 9.312 of the Revised Code, with proper facilities based on the work of the same class of printing for the preceding year.

Effective Date: 01-01-1988