Executive OrderBJ10-16 concerning Procurement of Small Purchases states:
Section 5: Except as provided in subsection A(14), A(24),A(26), orA(30)of this section, the following items are considered small purchases regardless of price and may be procured in the following manner:
26. Scientific and laboratory supplies and equipment when procured by colleges and universities for laboratory or scientific research not to exceed twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) per transaction.
* For "SUPPLY" purchases, price documentation can be in the form of a current fax, email or written quotation from supplier, current catalogue page, or supplier web site.
* For "EQUIPMENT" purchases, price documentation can be in the form of a current fax, email, or written quotation from supplier.
Southeastern LouisianaPurchasing Department
For assistance concerning research purchases exempt from competitive bid process, contact your Procurement Specialist.
Note: Below State Contracts may be used for laboratory and scientific purchases up to $25,000 for Classroom, Teaching & Research purchases without the need for additional quotes:
Note: May be used up to $25,000 for Research purchases only without quotes, or for Classroom and Teaching purchases up to $5,000 without competitive quotes: