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Sole Source & Emergency Purchase Contracts

Under state law, Chapter 39.26 RCW – Procurement of Goods and Services , provides the parameters by which Washington State agencies such as the Department of Corrections (DOC) contract for goods and services, and requires that sole source (RCW 39.26.140(1) ) and emergency contracts (RCW 39.26.130 ) be made available for public inspection for a period of not less than 10 working days prior to the intended contract start date.

Current Notices

Contract Company Services Date Published Start Date Cost
K13280 Cellebrite USA, LLC Cell phone forensic and investigative services. See the Sole Source Posting (pdf) and Filing Justification (pdf) for more information. 9/20/2023 10/05/2023
or after DES sole source approval

Emergency Contracts

Contract Company Services Date Published Start Date Cost
310PO2320799 (pdf) Pacific Steel & Recycling The Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) awarded an emergency source contract for metal fabric to immediately secure the second and third tiers of the Washington State Penitentiary’s BAR Units. 07/12/2023 07/10/2023 $102,590.52
If you wish to obtain additional information or have questions regarding DOC contracts, please contact the Contracts & Legal Affairs Office.