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Department of General Services Office of State Procurement

The Office of State Procurement (OSP) was established on October 1, 2019 and is the primary procurement unit for all delegated procurements from the Board of Works except for transportation and transportation-related procurements and otherwise exempt procurements. On October 1, 2020, OSP celebrated its first year anniversary and as the final action required under HB1021, Chapter 590, Laws of 2017, the Chief Procurement Officer’s Report was submitted to the Governor and the Legislature.


For Procurement Officers

The State of Maryland is Open for Business and is committed to your success in helping make that happen! On this website you will be given access to information to assist you in procuring goods and services for the State in the most efficient and beneficial way possible. The goal is to create a one-stop shop for all State of Maryland Procurement Staff that enables you to be a successful Procurement Professional.

For Procurement Officers

Purchases Under $50,000

All Agencies have small procurement delegation up to $50,000. If you have questions about how to conduct a small procurement, click here.

See Small Procurement Section 3.4.1

Purchases Over $50,000

Delegation thresholds over $50,000 depend on the purchase type, the procurement method, and individual agencies. If you have questions about your agency’s delegation and how to conduct different procurements, click here

DGS OSP and BPW Approvals


Refer to this website for training schedules and modules to provide continued professional education for Procurement Specialists like you. The Maryland Procurement Academy provides training to become a Certified Maryland Procurement Officer (CMPO), as well as eMMA training to utilize the State’s eProcurement system – eMaryland Marketplace Advantage!


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eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA)
The State of Maryland’s eProcurement system where all Maryland solicitations for State, Local, County, Schools and Universities post their public notices for solicitations throughout the State.