State Contracting Manual (SCM), Volume 3 (Information Technology)

State Contracting Manual (SCM), Volume 3 is provided as a resource to those persons in California state government who are involved in the State's procurement of IT goods and services.  It provides the policies, procedures and methods to promote sound business decision practices in securing necessary goods and services for the State.  The information is not intended to cover every situation which may be encountered during procurement.  Interpretation and application of the policy and procedures to unique situations is the responsibility of the Department of General Services.

Chapter 1 – Purchasing Authority
Chapter 2 – Procurement Planning 

Chapter 3 – Socioeconomic and Environmental Programs

Chapter 4 – Competitive Solicitations 
Chapter 5 – Non-Competitively Bid (NCB) Contracts 
Chapter 6 – Leveraged Procurement Agreements
Chapter 7 – Protest and Post Award Disputes
Chapter 8 - Purchase Documents
Chapter 9 - Disbursements, Financing and Payment Programs 
Chapter 10 - Receiving, Inspection, Acceptance Testing and Acceptance or Rejection
Chapter 11 - Contract Administration
Chapter 12 - Reporting Requirements 

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