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2017 Regular Session



Promoting Efficiencies in State Procurement

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In the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Altering provisions of State procurement law; altering the dollar value threshold that triggers the requirement to publish notice in eMaryland Marketplace; specifying a preferred procurement method for human, social, cultural, or educational services; increasing, from at least 50% to 100%, the amount of payment security a contractor is required to provide before a public body is authorized to award a construction contract; authorizing a reduced security payment to not less than 50% if a specified determination is made; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Cassilly, Kipke, McConkey, West, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Krebs, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0311
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Community Colleges
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
General Services, Department of
Higher Education Commission
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Works, Board of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education
(16-311, 16-313)
Article - State Finance and Procurement
(11-203, 13-101, 13-102, 13-103, 13-104, 13-109, 13-301 through 13-323, 13-401, 13-402, 15-202, 17-103, 13-112, 13-114)

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March 24, 2017 2:30 P.M.