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Maryland Resident Bidder Preference

Revised March 2, 2015

Maryland State Finance and Procurement Code, §14-407. State schools and facilities shall give a purchasing price preference of not more than 5.0% to bidders providing food grown in Maryland which is consistent with bid specifications.

MARYLAND RECIPROCAL PREFERENCE

Maryland State Finance and Procurement Code, §14-401; Maryland State Procurement Regulations, Title 21, §21.05.01.04. Preferences are permitted for resident bidders under certain circumstances, including submission of low bid or proposal by nonresident bidder from a state that applies preferences to resident bidders.