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House Bill 1731

House Bill 1731

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB 1731 (Updated April 27, 2007 7:06 pm - DI 75)

State and local administration. Increases the thresholds for small purchases for Indiana state and local government agencies. Increases the threshold for small public works projects for political subdivisions. Provides that all purchasing agencies may award a contract under the request for proposal provisions of the law without making certain written determinations.. Removes a provision that requires that when conducting discussions with an offeror, information derived from a proposal submitted by a competing offeror may not be disclosed. Extends to all purchasing agents, and not just executive branch agencies, the ability to discuss competing offers. Provides that governmental entities may make purchases from other governmental entities, or under another governmental entity's written contract and, in certain circumstances, with a nonprofit entity if the requirements of the public purchasing statutes are met. Allows any county to adopt an ordinance creating a public safety communications systems and computer facilities district. Prohibits a county from imposing an ad valorem property tax levy to fund the operation or implementation of a public safety district.
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