ORS 279B.205¹
Specifications to encourage reasonable competition

Consistent with ORS 279A.015 (Policy), specifications must seek to promote optimal value and suitability for the purposes intended and to reasonably encourage competition in satisfying a contracting agency’s needs. Subject to ORS 279B.405 (Protests and judicial review of solicitations), the specification content must be determined in the sole discretion of the contracting agency. [2003 c.794 §74]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279B—Public Contracting - Public Procurements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors279B.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information