PROCUREMENT LOBBYING LAW
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
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4.11. When does the Restricted Period begin in instances where there is no written notification such as in Governmental Procurements involving single and sole source contracts? (Last Updated: 2/16/2006)
A: In the case of single and sole source contracts, in which Governmental Entities typically do not initiate the bid process with a RFP or IFB, the Restricted Period will begin with the earliest method used by that Governmental Entity to solicit a response from Offerers intending to result in a procurement contract.
See State Finance Law §139-j (1)(f).