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Senate Bill 0525

Senate Bill 0525

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF SB 525 (Updated April 14, 2009 1:44 pm - DI 87)

Purchasing. Provides that a contract entered into by a state agency may require the contractor to offer to political subdivisions the services, supplies, or transportation equipment (including buses) that are the subject of the contract under conditions specified in the contract. Requires a political subdivision, if a procurement is $150,000 or more, to consult at least two purchasing cooperatives (if at least two purchasing cooperatives exist), before purchasing a service, supply, or item of equipment, and to maintain records of the consultations. Creates the Comer school development program. Provides for the establishment of pilot programs to benefit at risk students at public schools having certain characteristics, and requires a pilot program to include professional development for teachers, curriculum development, and other elements. Establishes the school development pilot program fund to provide grants to enable participating school corporations to establish and operate pilot programs.
    Current Status:
    Failed - 2nd House
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