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COVID-19 Purchases Update
Updated May 7, 2020 2:06p.m.
State Agencies conducting procurements related to COVID-19 must be conducted in accordance with the Utah Procurement Code. No longer is an "Emergency Purchase" to be considered for COVID-19 purchases.
Prohibited Chinese Technology
Procuring Telecommunications Equipment
Pursuant to the Code of Federal Regulations 2 CFR 200.216 - Prohibition on certain telecommunication and video surveillance services or equipment, award recipients and sub-recipients of government funds are prohibited from using government funds to enter into contracts (or extend or renew contracts) with entities that use Covered Telecommunications Equipment or services. This prohibition applies even if the contract is not intended to procure or obtain any equipment, system, or service that uses Covered Telecommunications Equipment or services.
As described in Public Law 115-232, section 889, Covered Telecommunications Equipment is telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities).
This regulation went into effect August 13, 2020. All public entities in the State of Utah and vendors seeking a contract with a public entity in the State of Utah are hereby put on notice of this prohibition.