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HB 5684 - State Contracting - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (76-61) - (Key vote)

Title: State Contracting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the State Contracting Standards Board that assumes all duties from the State Properties Review Board on October 1, 2008, and must “establish uniform procurement standards, audit state contracting agencies,” and provide penalties for those that fail to comply. The bill also develops standards to which a contractor or subcontractor can be disqualified or suspended from state contract, sets standards for contracts worth more than $500,000 for private contractors, and requires the state to examine the costs and benefits private contactors offer their employees and ensure those workers receive similar pay and benefits as state employees.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-10) - (Key vote)

Title: State Contracting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the State Contracting Standards Board that assumes all duties from the State Properties Review Board on October 1, 2008, and must “establish uniform procurement standards, audit state contracting agencies,” and provide penalties for those that fail to comply. The bill also develops standards to which a contractor or sub contractor can be disqualified or suspended from state contract, sets standards for contracts worth more than $500,000 for private contractors, and requires the state to examine the costs and benefits private contactors offer their employees and ensure those workers receive similar pay and benefits as state employees.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: State Contracting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the State Contracting Standards Board that assumes all duties from the State Properties Review Board on October 1, 2008, and must “establish uniform procurement standards, audit state contracting agencies,” and provide penalties for those that fail to comply. The bill also develops standards to which a contractor or sub contractor can be disqualified or suspended from state contract, sets standards for contracts worth more than $500,000 for private contractors, and requires the state to examine the costs and benefits private contactors offer their employees and ensure those workers receive similar pay and benefits as state employees.

Sponsors

  • James A. Amann (CT - D) (Out Of Office)

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