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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Internet based public purchasing. Authorizes the department of administration to establish Internet sites designed to facilitate state and local public purchasing. Requires the department of administration to establish rules and fees for the use of Internet purchasing sites in cooperation with the intelenet commission and the state board of accounts. Permits a municipality to conduct on-line reverse auctions for purchases of supplies and services. Establishes procedures governing the conduct of an on-line reverse auction. Requires that Internet purchasing sites be operational before January 1, 2005.