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Integrated CSU Administrative Manual

CSU POLICY

Section:   CSU POLICY MANUAL FOR CONTRACTING & PROCUREMENT

Section 5000 Policies

Policy Number:  5226.0

Policy Title: Use of Electronic Transmission

Policy Effective Date:  April 02, 2007

Last Revision Date:  
(see revision history)

POLICY OBJECTIVE

To establish system wide contracting and procurement policy as required by Education Code 89036.

POLICY STATEMENT

Campuses may utilize electronic transmission to perform, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Enter into contracts;
  • Issuance of solicitation documents and receipts of responses thereto;
  • Communications with contractors, bidders and prospective bidders.

Appropriate security measure should be instituted to protect the confidentiality of the transmission when necessary.  If sealed bid requirements are applicable, the electronic transmission method used must provide for the verification of the bid submittal time and date and the time and date that the bid was opened.

Security and verification requirements notwithstanding, electronic transmissions include, but are not limited to, email, telefax, electronic data interchange and Internet.

 

APPLICABILITY AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

REVISION HISTORY

 

RESOURCES AND REFERENCE MATERIALS

Useful Guidelines:

 

Related Principles:

 

Sound Business Practices:

 

Laws, State Codes, Regulations and Mandates:

Reference: Public Contract Code Section 1600 & 1601.

COGNIZANT OFFICE(S)

CO Manager:

Tom Roberts
Director, Contract Services & Procurement
CSU Office of the Chancellor
troberts@calstate.edu

Subject Expert:

Tom Roberts
Director, Contract Services & Procurement
CSU Office of the Chancellor
troberts@calstate.edu

Affinity Group:

Procurement and Support Services Officers

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