Goto Section: 54.507 | 54.513 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 54.511 Ordering services.
(a) Selecting a provider of eligible services. Except as exempted in
§ 54.503(e), in selecting a provider of eligible services, schools,
libraries, library consortia, and consortia including any of those
entities shall carefully consider all bids submitted and must select
the most cost-effective service offering. In determining which service
offering is the most cost-effective, entities may consider relevant
factors other than the pre-discount prices submitted by providers, but
price should be the primary factor considered.
(b) Lowest corresponding price. Providers of eligible services shall
not submit bids for or charge schools, school districts, libraries,
library consortia, or consortia including any of these entities a price
above the lowest corresponding price for supported services, unless the
Commission, with respect to interstate services or the state commission
with respect to intrastate services, finds that the lowest
corresponding price is not compensatory. Promotional rates offered by a
service provider for a period of more than 90 days must be included
among the comparable rates upon which the lowest corresponding price is
[ 79 FR 59203 , Aug. 19, 2014]
Goto Section: 54.507 | 54.513
Goto Year: 2020 |
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