2014 Indiana Code

Download as PDF IC 36-2-20 Chapter 20. Acquisition of Materials, Supplies, or Services IC 36-2-20-1 Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a county in which the executive and the fiscal body adopt identical ordinances to do the following: (1) Accept the applicability of this chapter. (2) Designate a procurement agent. As added by P.L.252-1993, SEC.5. IC 36-2-20-2 Item Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "item" means any of the following: (1) Materials. (2) Supplies. (3) Services, other than professional services. As added by P.L.252-1993, SEC.5. IC 36-2-20-3 Procurement agent Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "procurement agent" means a board, an officer, or an employee position having sole authority on behalf of a county to buy, purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire items for which payment is to be made from a public fund. As added by P.L.252-1993, SEC.5. IC 36-2-20-4 Written requisitions Sec. 4. An official or employee who wants the county to acquire an item shall forward a written requisition for the item to the procurement agent. The requisition must include the following information concerning the item: (1) Specifications. (2) Quantity. (3) Type. (4) Purpose for which the item is needed. (5) Office or place where the item will be used. (6) Date when needed. (7) Evidence that sufficient funds were appropriated and are available to pay for the item. As added by P.L.252-1993, SEC.5. IC 36-2-20-5 Acquisition of items Sec. 5. After consultation with the person submitting the requisition, the procurement agent shall acquire the item in the manner required by IC 5-22 or other applicable statutes. As added by P.L.252-1993, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.49-1997, SEC.77. IC 36-2-20-6 Acquisitions in violation of chapter Sec. 6. A claim by an official or employee for an item that was acquired in violation of this chapter: (1) may not be approved for payment by the county executive; and (2) is the personal responsibility of the person who acquired the item. As added by P.L.252-1993, SEC.5.

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