Florida Senate - 2016              PROPOSED COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE
       Bill No. SB 7036
       Proposed Committee Substitute by the Committee on Fiscal Policy
       (Appropriations Subcommittee on Education)
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to school district purchasing;
    3         amending s. 1010.04, F.S.; requiring each district
    4         school board and Florida College System institution
    5         board of trustees to review certain agreements and
    6         contracts before purchasing nonacademic commodities
    7         and contractual services under certain circumstances
    8         to determine whether their use is economically
    9         advantageous; requiring that bid specifications
   10         include a specified statement; authorizing each
   11         district school board to also use specified
   12         cooperative state purchasing programs; providing an
   13         effective date.
   15  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   17         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 1010.04, Florida
   18  Statutes, is amended to read:
   19         1010.04 Purchasing.—
   20         (1)(a) Purchases and leases by school districts and Florida
   21  College System institutions shall comply with the requirements
   22  of law and rules of the State Board of Education.
   23         (b) Before purchasing nonacademic commodities and
   24  contractual services, each district school board and Florida
   25  College System institution board of trustees shall review the
   26  purchasing agreements and state term contracts available under
   27  s. 287.056 to determine whether it is in the board’s or the
   28  board of trustees’ economic advantage to use the agreements and
   29  contracts. Each bid specification for nonacademic commodities
   30  and contractual services must include a statement indicating
   31  that the purchasing agreements and state term contracts
   32  available under s. 287.056 have been reviewed. Each district
   33  school board may also use the cooperative state purchasing
   34  programs managed through the regional consortiums service
   35  organizations pursuant to their authority under s. 1001.451(3).
   36         (c)(b) Purchases and leases by state universities shall
   37  comply with the requirements of law and regulations of the Board
   38  of Governors.
   39         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.