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Senate Bill 0038


Senate Bill 0038

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF SB38 (Updated April 16, 2007 4:57 pm - DI 84)


Purchases from persons with disabilities. Provides that before the purchasing agent of a governmental body that is not a political subdivision issues a solicitation for supplies or services, the purchasing agent shall: (1) obtain a written determination from the committee for the purchase of products and services or a person designated by the committee; or (2) certify that the supplies or services cannot be obtained from a nonprofit agency that meets the specifications at a fair market price. Provides that before the purchasing agent of a governmental body that is not a political subdivision issues a solicitation for a consolidated purchase of supplies or services, the purchasing agent shall: (1) require the vendor to purchase products or services from a catalog of; or (2) establish standards to ensure participation of solicitation by; a nonprofit agency that meets specifications. Establishes requirements concerning a fair market price. Adds employment data to the information included in a quarterly report provided by a participating qualified nonprofit agency for persons with severe disabilities to the committee for purchase of products and services. Specifies that the quarterly report must be made available to the department of administration. Requires that the: (1) state use catalog be updated by the committee for the purchase of products and services not less than every 90 days in a calendar year; and (2) web based electronic version of the state use catalog be considered the catalog of record.
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