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Article - State Finance and Procurement


    (a)    This section does not apply to emergency procurement under § 13–108 of this Division II.

    (b)    In addition to any other provision of law, the following persons shall use eMaryland Marketplace to publish notice of a procurement and publish a notice of award of a procurement that is at the same amount or exceeds the amount required by the Board for a State contract to be published in eMaryland Marketplace:

        (1)    a unit of State government;

        (2)    a county;

        (3)    a municipality;

        (4)    a bicounty or multicounty governmental agency;

        (5)    a special tax district, sanitary district, drainage district, soil conservation district, and water supply district;

        (6)    a public institution of higher education;

        (7)    a public school; and

        (8)    except for the Maryland Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority, an entity exempt from the provisions of this Division II in accordance with § 11–203 of this article.

    (c)    This section may not be construed to prohibit a person listed in subsection (b) of this section from publishing notice of a procurement or publishing a notice of award in accordance with any other law or policy.

    (d)    An unintentional violation of this section may not constitute grounds to challenge or appeal:

        (1)    the award of a procurement; or

        (2)    the process through which a procurement was conducted.

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