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HB 953 — State Contracting

by Rep. Peters (SB 914 by Senator Latvala)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee (GO)

The bill requires state agencies to consider the prior relevant experience of a vendor when evaluating the responses to a request for proposal or an invitation to negotiate. Currently, state agencies may consider prior relevant experience but are not required by law to do so.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2014.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 119-0