Competitive Sealed Bidding - HRS Chapter 103D
This is the method of procurement used most frequently. The Invitation for Bids (IFB) is the solicitation document.
|Determination for Use||Method of procurement to be used unless it is not feasible.|
Basis for Award
|Lowest responsive, responsible bidder.|
|Brief Description of Procedure||
An invitation for bid is prepared including specifications for the goods, services or construction, and administrative requirements, provisions, etc. Public notice is issued inviting offerors to submit bids by a specified submittal date.
|Monetary Cap||In accordance with the contract.|
|Term Limit of Contract||In accordance with the contract.|
|Public Notice of Solicitation||
Required. Shall be posted for a minimum of 10 days between the solicitation release date and bid submittal due date (a total of 12 days).
|Public Notice of Award||Required. Must be posted to Contract Awards Website (Executive Branch) within 7 calendar days of award.|
|Protests||Allowed for any phase of solicitation and award.
(Reference: HRS Section 103D-701)
|Preferences||Preferences apply. Applicable preferences are addressed in the solicitation.|
|Electronic Procurement System (HePS)||
- HRS Section 103D-302 Competitive Sealed Bidding
- HRS Section 103D-101 Requirements of Ethical Procurement
Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapters 3-120 to 3-132
All HAR chapters apply
Procurement circulars provide additional guidance or procedures.