Florida Senate - 2018 PROPOSED COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE Bill No. SB 368 Ì152804ÉÎ152804 576-01837-18 Proposed Committee Substitute by the Committee on Appropriations (Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government) 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the Department of Management 3 Services; creating the Statewide Procurement 4 Efficiency Task Force within the department; 5 specifying the purpose and membership of the task 6 force; providing meeting requirements; providing for 7 administrative and technical support of the task 8 force; providing that task force members shall serve 9 without compensation or reimbursement of expenses; 10 requiring the task force to submit a report to the 11 Governor and the Legislature by a certain date; 12 providing for the termination of the task force; 13 providing an effective date. 14 15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 16 17 Section 1. Statewide Procurement Efficiency Task Force. 18 There is created the Statewide Procurement Efficiency Task Force 19 for the purpose of evaluating the effectiveness and value of 20 state and local procurement laws and policies to the taxpayers 21 of this state and determining where inconsistencies in such laws 22 and policies exist. 23 (1) The task force is composed of the following members: 24 (a) The Secretary of Management Services or his or her 25 designee, who shall serve as chair of the task force. 26 (b) Seven members appointed by the Governor, as follows: 27 1. One county government official. 28 2. One municipal government official. 29 3. One district school board member. 30 4. One professional engineer licensed under chapter 471, 31 Florida Statutes. 32 5. One general contractor as defined in s. 489.105(3)(a), 33 Florida Statutes. 34 6. The chairs of the governing boards of two water 35 management districts. 36 (c) Two members appointed by the Speaker of the House of 37 Representatives, as follows: 38 1. A member of the House of Representatives. 39 2. An attorney who is a member in good standing of The 40 Florida Bar and has expertise in procurement law. 41 (d) Two members appointed by the President of the Senate, 42 as follows: 43 1. A member of the Senate. 44 2. An attorney who is a member in good standing of The 45 Florida Bar and has expertise in procurement law. 46 (e) The Chief Financial Officer, or his or her designee who 47 must be an employee of the Department of Financial Services. 48 (f) The state chief information officer or his or her 49 designee. 50 (2) Task force members must be appointed by July 31, 2018. 51 By August 31, 2018, the task force shall meet to establish 52 procedures for the conduct of its business and to elect a vice 53 chair. The task force shall meet at the call of the chair. A 54 majority of the members of the task force constitutes a quorum, 55 and a quorum is necessary for the purpose of voting on any 56 action or recommendation of the task force. All meetings shall 57 be held in Tallahassee, unless otherwise decided by the task 58 force, and then no more than two such meetings may be held in 59 other locations for the purpose of taking public testimony. 60 Administrative and technical support shall be provided by the 61 department. Task force members shall serve without compensation 62 and are not entitled to reimbursement for per diem or travel 63 expenses. 64 (3) The task force must submit a final report to the 65 Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the 66 House of Representatives by July 1, 2019. Such report must, at a 67 minimum, include recommendations for consideration by the 68 Legislature to promote procurement efficiency, streamline 69 procurement policies, establish best management practices, and 70 encourage increased use of state term contracts. 71 (4) The task force is terminated December 31, 2019. 72 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.