• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, the CPO may acquire supplies and services through:

(1) Electronic solicitation and bid response; or

(2) Electronic auctions.

(b) In selecting one of the methods authorized by this section, upon proper validation and authorization, a contracting officer may accept electronic signatures for all electronic commerce transactions.

(Feb. 21, 1986, D.C. Law 6-85, § 1201, as added Oct. 22, 2009, D.C. Law 18-64, § 2(f), 56 DCR 6603.)


Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., § 2-312.01.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 18-64, the "Procurement Practices Amendment Act of 2009", as introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-7, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations and the Environment. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 30, 2009, and July 14, 2009, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 28, 2009, it was assigned Act No. 18-160 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-64 became effective on October 22, 2009.