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Purpose: This chapter discusses two-step competitive sealed bidding for procuring information technology (IT) goods and services.
- Two-step competitive sealed bidding is a combination of competitive procedures designed to obtain the benefits of sealed bidding when adequate specifications are not available.
- There is no negotiation in the two-step competitive bid process.
- If an agency receives two or more sealed bids for products that meet the energy- and water- efficiency requirements outlined in 2.2-4328.1, that agency may only select among those bids.
In this chapter
23.2 Two-step competitive sealed bidding process options
23.3 Conducting two-step competitive sealed bids