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WVC 18 B- 5 - 5 §18B-5-5. Prequalification disclosure by vendors; register of vendors; exceptions; suspension of vendors.
(a) Every person, firm or corporation selling or offering to sell to the commission or the governing boards, upon competitive bids or otherwise, any materials, equipment, services or supplies in excess of twenty-five thousand dollars:

(1) Shall comply with the provisions of section twelve, article three, chapter five-a of this code;

(2) Shall file with the director of the purchasing division of the state of West Virginia the affidavit required herein; and (3) If presently in compliance with said section may not be required to requalify thereunder to be able to transact business with the commission or the governing boards.

(b) Any person, firm or corporation failing or refusing to comply with said statute as herein required shall be ineligible to sell or offer to sell materials, supplies, equipment, services or printing to the commission or the governing boards as hereinafter set forth. Any person suspended under the provisions of section thirty-two, article three, chapter five-a of this code is not eligible to sell or offer to sell materials, supplies, equipment, services or printing to the commission or the governing boards. The commission or the governing boards may suspend, for a period not to exceed one year, the right and privilege of a person to bid on purchases of the commission or the governing boards when there is reason to believe that such person has violated any of the provisions in sections four through seven of this article or the rules of the governing boards pursuant thereto. Any person whose right to bid has been so suspended shall be notified thereof by a letter posted by registered mail containing the reason for the suspension and has the right to have the action of the commission or the governing board, as applicable, reviewed in accordance with section thirty-three, article three, chapter five-a of this code. A vendor who has been debarred pursuant to the provisions of sections thirty-three-a through thirty-three-f, article three, chapter five-a of this code, may not bid on or be awarded a contract under this section.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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