103F-101 Application of this chapter. (a) This chapter shall apply to all contracts made by state agencies and may be used by county agencies to provide health or human services to Hawaii's residents; provided that this chapter shall not apply to:

(1) Contracts to award grants of state funds appropriated by the legislature to a specific organization or individual;

(2) Transactions between or among government agencies, including but not limited to agreements, contracts, and grants;

(3) Transactions expressly exempt from the requirements of this chapter; and

(4) Transactions that the chief procurement officer determines are exempt under rules adopted by the policy board.

(b) This chapter shall only apply to contracts solicited or entered into after July 1, 1998, unless the parties agree to its application to a contract solicited or entered into prior to that date.

(c) Nothing in this chapter or rules adopted hereunder shall prevent any state or county agency from complying with the terms or conditions of any grant, bequest, or cooperative agreement, or from satisfying any requirement of federal statute or regulation to avoid the loss or reduction of federal assistance. [L 1997, c 190, pt of 2; am L 2002, c 182, 5; am L 2003, c 9, 4; am L 2005, c 169, 1; am L 2014, c 96, 14]



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