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CS/CS/HB 1309: Governmental Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Government Operations Subcommittee ; Albritton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Metz

Governmental Accountability; Provides that each public agency contract for services must meet specified requirements; requires agreements funded with state or federal financial assistance to include additional provisions; requires CFO to perform audits of executed agreements & discuss such audits with agency officials; authorizes DMS to lead or enter into joint agreements with governmental entities for purchase of commodities or contractual services that can be used by multiple agencies; provides that contracts awarded pursuant to invitation to bid shall be awarded to responsible & responsive vendor that submits lowest responsive bid; revises exceptions to requirement that purchase of specified commodities or contractual services be made only as result of receiving competitive sealed bids, competitive sealed proposals, or competitive sealed replies; authorizes agency to negotiate better pricing upon renewal of contract; provides contract manager certification for contract managers responsible for contracts in excess of specified threshold amount; requires DMS, in consultation with CFO to maintain program for online procurement of commodities & contractual services; requires CFO to perform audits of executed contract documents & to discuss such audits with agency officials; provides that Project Management Professionals training for personnel involved in managing outsourcings & negotiations is subject to annual appropriations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 6/10/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-154
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 124
3/8/2013 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 213
3/11/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 2:00 pm, Webster Hall
3/13/2013 House • CS by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 258
3/15/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Government Operations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 255
3/18/2013 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 271
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/20/13, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
3/20/2013 House • CS/CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 0
3/25/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 345
3/26/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 356
3/29/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/02/13
4/2/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 394
• Amendment(s) adopted (306463, 894505, 950351) -HJ 395, 399
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 426
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 427
4/11/2013 Senate • In Messages
4/12/2013 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 437
4/15/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 437
4/29/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 712
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 712
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1150 -SJ 712
• Read 2nd time -SJ 712
• Amendment(s) adopted (872490) -SJ 712
• Read 3rd time -SJ 723
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 723
4/29/2013 House • In returning messages
5/3/2013 House • Was taken up -HJ 1195
• Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (317793) -HJ 1214
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (872490) -HJ 1214
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 1214
5/3/2013 Senate • In returning messages
• Concurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (317793) -SJ 1151, 1161
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1161
5/3/2013 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1470
6/3/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/7/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/10/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-154