2010 Florida Statutes
Purchases and leases by school districts and 1community colleges shall comply with the requirements of law and rules of the State Board of Education.
Purchases and leases by state universities shall comply with the requirements of law and regulations of the Board of Governors.
Each district school board, 1community college board of trustees, and each university board of trustees shall adopt rules to be followed in making purchases.
In districts in which the county purchasing agent is authorized by law to make purchases for the benefit of other governmental agencies within the county, the district school board and 1community college board of trustees shall have the option to purchase from the current county contracts at the unit price stated therein if such purchase is to the economic advantage of the district school board or the 1community college board of trustees; subject to confirmation of the items of purchase to the standards and specifications prescribed by the school district or 1community college.
The State Board of Education may, by rule, provide for alternative procedures for school districts and 1community colleges for bidding or purchasing in cases in which the character of the item requested renders competitive bidding impractical.
The Board of Governors may, by regulation, provide for alternative procedures for state universities for bidding or purchasing in cases in which the character of the item requested renders competitive bidding impractical.
s. 530, ch. 2002-387; s. 145, ch. 2007-217; s. 23, ch. 2010-78.
Section 21, ch. 2010-70, directs the Division of Statutory Revision to prepare a reviser’s bill to substitute the term “Florida College System institution” for the terms “Florida college,” “community college,” and “junior college” where those terms appear in the Florida K-20 Education Code.