SB0310 (CH0587)

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2017 Regular Session



Improving the State Procurement Oversight Structure

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 587

Synopsis:Repealing a specified provision of law relating to prequalification of specified bidders and offerors; increasing from $100,000 to $200,000 the total value of specified contracts, leases, or other agreements that require a business to file a specified disclosure with the Secretary of State; requiring the Department of Transportation, in consultation with a specified press association, to study the use and costs of public announcements of specified solicitations and report to specified committees of the General Assembly by December 1, 2017; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Hershey and Salling
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0390
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Attorney General
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Leases and Rent
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Public Works, Board of
Review Boards
Secretary of State
Transportation, Department of
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement
(13-204, 13-221, 15-218)

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.