Crises purchases are for services that :
seriously threaten life, health or safety,
are not already available through another contract, and
|Determination for Use
Both of the following must be met:
The crisis results from domestic violence, physical or mental illness or injury, homelessness, etc. and results in a serious threat to life, health and safety; and
The crisis generates an immediate and serious need for health or human services that cannot be met by any other purchasing agency that provides health and human services, or under other provisions of Chapter 103F.
|Basis for Award
|Short Description of Procedures
||Crisis purchase of services shall be made with as much competition as is practical under the circumstances.
- Where practicable, approval from the chief procurement officer shall be obtained prior to the purchase.
- If such submission for approval is not practicable, then the head of the purchasing agency may conclude the purchase and subsequently submit the matter for approval to the chief procurement officer.
- A written determination of the need to make a crisis purchase and the reasons for selecting the provider shall be included in the contract file.
||Limited to availability of funds.
|Contract Term Limits
- Limited to immediate need.
- Term shall not exceed six months, or upon a finding of good cause by the chief procurement officer, twelve months.
- Subsequent requirements shall be obtained using an alternate procurement method, such as the competitive purchase of service method.
|Public Notice of Solicitation
||Public notice of intention to utilize a restrictive or sole source contract must be posted.
|Public Notice of Award
||Required. Must be posted to Awards Reporting Website (Executive Branch) within 7 days after award.
- Shall include service title and list from which the provider was selected, amount awarded, contract term, and names of any other providers on the list that were contacted in conjunction with the procurement.
||None provided by statute.
||Not being issued on the Hawaii eProcurement System (HePS) at this time.
HRS Chapter 103F Purchases of Health and Human Services (Table of Contents) (Links to Sections)
Hawaii Administrative Rules Chapters 3-140 to 3-149
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