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74 O.S. § 85.22. Competitive Bid or Contract for Goods or Services - Form of Certification

Any competitive bid submitted to the State of Oklahoma or contract executed by the state for goods or services in excess of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) shall contain a certification, which shall be in substantially the following form: 

  1. For purposes of competitive bids, I certify: 
    1. I am the duly authorized agent of the bidder submitting the competitive bid which is attached to this statement, for the purpose of certifying the facts pertaining to the existence of collusion among bidders and between bidders and state officials or employees, as well as facts pertaining to the giving or offering of things of value to government personnel in return for special consideration in the letting of any contract pursuant to the bid to which this statement is attached; 
    2. I am fully aware of the facts and circumstances surrounding the making of the bid to which this statement is attached and have been personally and directly involved in the proceedings leading to the submission of such bid; and 
    3. neither the bidder nor anyone subject to the bidder’s direction or control has been a party: 
      1. to any collusion among bidders in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid at a fixed price or to refrain from bidding, 
      2. to any collusion with any state official or employee as to quantity, quality or price in the prospective contract, or as to any other terms of such prospective contract, 
      3. in any discussions between bidders and any state official concerning exchange of money or other thing of value for special consideration in the letting of a contract, nor 
      4. to any collusion with any state agency or political subdivision official or employee as to create a sole-source acquisition in contradiction to Section 85.45j.1 of this title. 
  2. I certify, if awarded the contract, whether competitively bid or not, neither the contractor nor anyone subject to the contractor’s direction or control has paid, given or donated or agreed to pay, give or donate to any officer or employee of the State of Oklahoma any money or other thing of value, either directly or indirectly, in procuring the contract to which this statement is attached. 

    Certified this day of , 20 .