Definitions for ORS 279B.200 to 279B.240
(1) “Brand name or equal specification” means a specification that uses one or more manufacturers’ names, makes, catalog numbers or similar identifying characteristics to describe the standard of quality, performance, functionality or other characteristics needed to meet the contracting agency’s requirements and that authorizes bidders or proposers to offer goods or services that are equivalent or superior to those named or described in the specification.
(2) “Brand name specification” means a specification limited to one or more products, brand names, makes, manufacturer’s names, catalog numbers or similar identifying characteristics.
(3) “Specification” means any description of the physical or functional characteristics of, or of the nature of, goods or services to be procured by a contracting agency. “Specification” may include a description of any requirement for inspecting, testing or preparing goods or services for delivery. When a solicitation required or authorized by ORS 279B.050 (Methods of source selection) (4) or (5) to be conducted under ORS 279B.055 (Competitive sealed bidding) or 279B.060 (Competitive sealed proposals) calls in whole or in part for the performance of personal services as designated under ORS 279A.055 (Personal services contracts), “specification” also includes any description of the characteristics or nature of the personal services. [2003 c.794 §72; 2007 c.764 §9]
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