(1) Special Procurements. Special procurement requests, approvals, and protests shall be made in accordance with rules adopted by the purchasing agent and ORS 279B.085.
(2) Public Improvement Contract Exemptions. Public improvement contract exemption shall be adopted in accordance with rules adopted by the purchasing agent and ORS 279C.335.
(3) Commencement of Public Improvement Solicitation Prior to Approval. A solicitation may be issued prior to the approval of a public improvement contract exemption pursuant to ORS 279C.335(5)(e).