DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
1 CCR 206-1 RULES AND REGULATIONS
RULE 9 General Rules and Regulations
BASIS AND PURPOSE OF AMENDED RULE 9
The purpose of Rule 9 is to provide specific details and requirements for Colorado Lottery Procurement,
Contracts and Leases. The statutory basis for Rule 9 is found in C.R.S. 24-35-204 (3)(i), and 24-35-205
The Commission shall approve, prior to issuance, any Request for Proposal (RFP) or Invitation for Bid
(IFB) that may result in a contact having a value of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or more.
Such approval shall not be required when the State Purchasing Director has determined that a threat to
public health, welfare or safety exists.
9.2 Contracts and Leases
Contracts and leases having a value of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or more shall be
approved by the Commission prior to initial execution or renewal extension.
9.3 Evaluation Committees
The committee recommended by the Lottery Director for the evaluation of an RFP that may result in a
contract having a value of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or more shall include one or more
persons who are not Lottery employees. The Lottery may reimburse said person for time spent in the
evaluation of an RFP. If any such person is an employee of a state agency, the Lottery may reimburse
that agency for the time spent by the employee on the evaluation committee.
9.4 Liquidated Damages
The Lottery Director must report any breach of contract that may result in the assessment of liquidated
damages to the Commission. The Commission shall approve any assessment of liquidated damages.
9.5 Contracts in which Felony Convictions Are An Issue
Section 24-35-205 (5) (a), C.R.S. is clarified as follows:
a. The chairman of the panel shall be the Executive Director of the Department of Revenue.
b. The determination submitted to the panel by the Lottery Director shall be in writing and accompanied
by a statement of the reasons for the determination and all supporting documentation and materials.
c. Each panel member's decision whether to accept or reject the Lottery Director's determination shall
be submitted to the panel chairman in writing within fifteen (15) days of the date on which the Lottery
Director's determination was submitted to the panel. Failure of a panel member to submit a decision
within this timeframe shall be deemed as approval of the Lottery Director's determination.
d. The decision of the panel shall be to accept the Lottery Director's determination if at least two
members of the panel accept the Lottery Director's determination; and, conversely, the decision of the
panel shall be to reject the Lottery Director's determination if at least two members of the panel reject
the Lottery Director's determination. The chairman of the panel shall notify the Lottery Director of
such decision in writing within seven (7) days, and the decision of the panel shall be deemed final on
the date of such written notice.
e. If the Lottery Director determines that the security, integrity, or efficient and economical operation of
the Lottery may be adversely affected, the Lottery Director may, with the approval of the Commission,
contract with another supplier of the goods or services during the timeframe of the panel's review of
the Lottery Director's determination.