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Section: Disposition of juvenile-family crisis.

Statute: 40A:11-46

a. If the contracting agency determines that two bids from qualified small, qualified minority or qualified women's businesses cannot be obtained, the contracting agency may withdraw the designation of the set-aside contract and resolicit bids on an unrestricted basis pursuant to the provisions of P.L. 1971, c. 198 (C. 40A:11-1 et seq.). The cancelled designation shall not be considered in determining the percentage of contracts awarded pursuant to subsection b. of section 3 of this act. b. If the contracting agency determines that the acceptance of the lowest responsible bid will result in the payment of an unreasonable price, the contracting agency shall reject all bids and withdraw the designation of the set-aside contract. Qualified small business enterprises, qualified minority business enterprises or qualified women's business enterprises, as appropriate, shall be notified in writing of the set-aside cancellation, the reasons for the rejection and the agency's intent to resolicit bids on an unrestricted basis pursuant to the provisions of P.L. 1971, c. 198 (C. 40A:11-1 et seq.). The cancelled bid solicitation shall not be considered in determining the percentage of contracts awarded pursuant to subsection b. of section 3 of this act. L. 1985, c. 482, s. 6, eff. Jan. 17, 1986.

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