2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 16 - City, County, State and Local Powers
Chapter 6 - Public Property
Article 1 - Public Works and Contracts
Section 16-6-105 - Preference for Wyoming Materials and Wyoming Agricultural Products Required in Public Purchases; Exception; Cost Differential; Definition.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 16-6-105 (2019)

16-6-105. Preference for Wyoming materials and Wyoming agricultural products required in public purchases; exception; cost differential; definition.

(a) A five percent (5%) materials preference for Wyoming materials shall be applied in public purchases, subject to the following:

(i) The preference requirement shall apply to:

(A) Every board, commission or other governing body of any state institution;

(B) Every person acting as purchasing agent for the board, commission or other governing body of any state institution or department; and

(C) Every county, municipality, school district and community college district.

(ii) As used in this section, "materials" means supplies, material, agricultural products, equipment, machinery and provisions to be used in the construction, major maintenance, renovation, regular maintenance and upkeep of public institutions;

(iii) The preference shall be applied in favor of materials that are produced, manufactured or grown in this state, or that are supplied by a resident of the state who is competent and capable to provide the materials within the state of Wyoming;

(iv) Preference shall not be granted for materials of inferior quality to those offered by competitors outside of the state.

(b) As used in this section, "agricultural products" means any horticultural, viticultural, vegetable product, livestock, livestock product, bees or honey, poultry or poultry product, sheep or wool product, timber or timber product.

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