2011 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:1645 — Procurement of used equipment
SUBPART J. ACQUISITION OF USED EQUIPMENT
§1645. Procurement of used equipment
A. Any agency covered by this Chapter may procure any equipment which is used or which has been previously purchased by an individual or corporation where the agency proposing to make such procurement can present satisfactory information to the procurement officer to illustrate that the procurement of said equipment is cost effective to the state.
B.(1) The used equipment shall be purchased by the head of the agency, college, or university, within the price range set by the director of state purchasing, or the directors of purchasing at colleges and universities, in a statement of written approval for the purchase which must be obtained by the head of the agency, college, or university, prior to the purchase.
(2) The head of the agency, college, or university, shall certify in writing to the director of state purchasing, or the directors of purchasing at colleges and universities, all of the following:
(a) The price for which the used equipment may be obtained.
(b) The plan for maintenance and repair of the equipment and the cost thereof.
(c) The savings that will accrue to the state because of the purchase of the used equipment.
(d) The fact that following the procedures set out in the Louisiana Procurement Code will result in the loss of the opportunity to purchase the equipment.
Acts 1987, No. 678, §1; Acts 1997, No. 693, §1.
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