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Apparent Agency (a.k.a. “estoppel agency”)
The reasonable impression
that an agent is permitted to act on their
principal's authority even though that
authority has not been granted. See also:
Apparent Low Bidder
The label used for a bidder
that has been determined to have provided
the lowest price in a bid or quote, prior to
determination of whether the bid is
responsive and from a responsible bidder.
Challenge to an entity that asks for a
decision, typically a solicitation award
decision, to be reviewed and changed. See
also: Appeal Process.
The method defined in bid
documents, code, or law that dictates how a
party may file an appeal regarding an official
decision. The appeal process may vary among
different public agencies. See also: Appeal.
A court that hears cases
appealed from lower courts.
1. Public funds set aside or held by an entity
2. The authorization of an entity to expend public
funds for a specific purpose, good, or service.