§25-7-6. Exceptions to mandatory purchase requirement.
Exceptions from the mandatory purchase provisions of section
five of this article may be granted when a correctional industries
article or product does not meet the reasonable requirements of the
requesting state office, department, institution or agency, or when
the requisition cannot be fulfilled because of insufficient supply
or other reason. No state office, department, institution or
agency may evade the requirements of section five of this article,
or of this section, making insubstantial variations from the
characteristics of correctional industries products or articles.