2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 16 - City, County, State and Local Powers
Chapter 6 - Public Property
Article 3 - Public Printing Contracts
Section 16-6-301 - Preference for Resident Bidders; Exception; "Resident" Defined; Violation.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 16-6-301 (2021)

16-6-301. Preference for resident bidders; exception; "resident" defined; violation.

(a) Whenever a contract is let by the state or any department thereof, or any of its subdivisions, for public printing, including reports of officers and boards, pamphlets, blanks, letterheads, envelopes and printed and lithographed matter of every kind and description whatsoever, the contract shall be let to the responsible resident making the lowest bid if the resident's bid is not more than ten percent (10%) higher than that of the lowest responsible nonresident bidder. Any successful resident bidder shall perform at least seventy-five percent (75%) of the contract within the state of Wyoming. This section shall not apply to any contract for the compilation, codification, revision, or digest of the statutes or case law of the state.

(b) As used in this section, "resident" means any person or business entity who has been a bona fide resident of this state as defined in W.S. 16-6-101(a)(i), for one (1) year or more immediately prior to bidding upon a contract, and who has an established printing plant in actual operation in the state of Wyoming immediately prior to bidding upon a contract.

(c) Any contract let or performed in violation of this section shall be null and void and no funds shall be paid for the performance thereof.

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