Terms Used In Florida Statutes 283.33
- Agency: means any official, officer, department, board, commission, division, bureau, section, district, office, authority, committee, or council, or any other unit of organization, however designated, of the executive branch of state government, and the Public Service Commission. See Florida Statutes 283.30
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Publication: means any document, whether produced for public or internal distribution. See Florida Statutes 283.30
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
(1) Publications may be printed and prepared in-house, by another agency or the Legislature, or purchased on bid, whichever is more economical and practicable as determined by the agency. An agency may contract for binding separately when more economical or practicable, whether or not the remainder of the printing is done in-house. A vendor may subcontract for binding and still be considered a responsible vendor as defined in s. 287.012.
(2) All printing of publications that cost in excess of the threshold amount provided in s. 287.017 for CATEGORY TWO and purchased by agencies shall be let upon contract to the vendor that submits the lowest responsive bid and that will furnish all materials used in printing. Such contract shall specify a definite term and a definite number of copies.
(3) Except as otherwise provided for in this chapter, a contract for printing of a publication shall be subject to, when applicable, the definitions in s. 287.012, and shall be considered a commodity for that purpose.
(4) The provisions of s. 946.515(4) shall not apply to purchases of printing.