(A) Upon the request of a state agency or the director of budget and management, the controlling board may approve the making of a purchase if the agency seeking to make the purchase has met both of the following requirements:
(1) The agency has utilized one of the following competitive selection or evaluation and selection processes:
(e) Agency released competitive opportunity that demonstrates a competitive process involving a request for proposals, request for qualifications, or request for information.
(2) The agency has provided in its request to the board a detailed explanation of the competitive selection or evaluation and selection process it utilized.
(B) The controlling board, by a majority vote, may disapprove or defer a request submitted under this section or request that the agency resubmit the request pursuant to section 127.16 of the Revised Code if the agency fails to demonstrate it utilized one of the competitive selection or evaluation and selection requirements described in division (A)(1) of this section.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.