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HB 1009 - Authorizes Department of Human Services to Hire Private Contractors - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Department of Human Services to Hire Private Contractors

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (30-20) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (62-56) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Department of Human Services to Hire Private Contractors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that authorizes the Department of Human Services to hire private contractors for 2 years, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Department of Human Services to enter into a contract with a vendor or contractor intended to “improve performance, reduce costs, or increase efficiency,” as long as the contract is supervised by the Department of Human Services (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits county offices of the Department of Human Services from being closed unless the legislature specifically authorizes the closure (Sec. 1).
  • Repeals the provisions of this bill on July 1, 2015 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-17) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (59-58) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Department of Human Services to Hire Private Contractors

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