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§ 3-515. Procurement

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional ServicesEffective: July 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Division of Correction (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Maryland Correctional Enterprises (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-515
§ 3-515. Procurement
(a) A unit of State government shall purchase from Maryland Correctional Enterprises any goods or services that are available from Maryland Correctional Enterprises and that Maryland Correctional Enterprises can provide at a price not exceeding the prevailing average market price as determined by the Pricing and Selection Committee for Preferred Providers.
(b) The Pricing and Selection Committee for Preferred Providers shall review and verify the prevailing average market prices, as proposed by Maryland Correctional Enterprises:
(1) when changes are made to the pricing of existing goods and services that are available from Maryland Correctional Enterprises; and
(2) for new goods or services that Maryland Correctional Enterprises intends to make available.
(c)(1) The contracting unit shall inform each unit of State government for which it procures goods or services within 60 days after the award of a contract.
(2) Quarterly, each unit that requires goods or services for its operations shall inform Maryland Correctional Enterprises of its anticipated orders during the next 3-month period.
(3) If Maryland Correctional Enterprises is unable to provide any of the goods or services under the contract, Maryland Correctional Enterprises shall notify the contracting unit so that appropriate alternative action may be taken to meet the needs of units of State government for which the contracting unit procures goods or services.
(d) The Board of Public Works:
(1) shall suspend the application of subsection (a) of this section if the Board of Public Works finds that the purposes of Division II of the State Finance and Procurement Article are being unduly eroded due to the volume and scope of activities and sales by Maryland Correctional Enterprises; and
(2) may suspend the application of subsection (a) of this section for data entry services that involve information that is protected from disclosure under Title 4 of the General Provisions Article.


Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 124, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005; Acts 2014, c. 45, § 5; Acts 2022, c. 527, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022; Acts 2022, c. 528, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.
Formerly Art. 27, § 681C.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-515, MD CORR SERV § 3-515
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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