Understanding the DIR Cooperative Contracts Exemption Process

Training for Texas state agencies on the entire Exemption Process for DIR Cooperative Contracts

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Location & Hours

Start Time:
Jul 22 2020
10:00 AM
End Time:
Jul 22 2020
11:00 AM

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Texas State Agencies must comply with requirements for submitting Exemption Requests for DIR Cooperative Contracts. As we move into the end of the fiscal year most agencies will be processing end of year purchasing needs at a rapid pace. DIR will provide a training for your staff to understand the entire Exemption Process and what you need to know before you submit an Exemption Request to DIR.

Topics include: 

  • How to Search DIR Cooperative Contracts
  • Categorizing and broadening terms
  • Research, Pricing Information, Informal Quotes
  • Include all costs, including shipping information
  • 10% Variance
  • Common mistakes Common issues that could delay approval
  • What qualifies for/as an exemption
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Proprietary
  • What to include when submitting an exemption request.