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2017 Regular Session



Promoting Efficiencies in State Procurement

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In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by 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 regarding specified procurements; expanding the list of the types of procurement methods available to a procurement officer for specified procurements; specifying a preferred procurement method for human, social, cultural, or educational services; establishing qualification based selection as the method of procurement for specified procurements; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Hershey and Salling
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0426
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Narrow Subject(s):Community Colleges
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
General Services, Department of
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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February 17, 2017 10:38 A.M.