Procurement

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 301 - Corporations - Board Members and Executive Officers Diversity - Procurement Preference and Reporting Requiring the Board of Public Works to establish, by regulation, a threshold and process for determining the demographics of board members and executive officers of a corporation that are similar to those of the State; requiring the Board to adopt certain regulations that require certain units of State government to establish a certain corporate diversity percentage price preference; requiring the Department to report by January 1 annually to the Board information on the racial and ethnic diversity of certain Boards of Directors; etc. SB 301

Hearing 2/03 at 1:00 p.m. (2/2)
SB 598 (HB 790) - Procurement - Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs - Small Business Reserve Program and Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise Program Providing that the Small Business Reserve Program includes certain veteran-owned small business enterprises that meet certain criteria; requiring the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to adopt regulations to establish a certain overall percentage goal of certain procurement contracts to be made with veteran-owned small business enterprises; requiring certain solicitation documents to include certain information; altering the required contents of a certain annual report; etc. SB 598

HB 790

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 79 (4/13)

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78 (4/13)
SB 649 (HB 1348) - Procurement - MBE Program Compliance Review and Oversight Requiring regulations of a primary procurement unit to require the unit to make a good faith effort to solicit at least one bid from a certified minority business enterprise for a small procurement in Category II and Category III of the State Procurement Regulations; requiring a certain report to the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to state the total number and value of contracts entered into by the unit for which no minority business enterprise participation goals were established; etc. SB 649

HB 1348

House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Sample-Hughes, Rosenberg and Belcastro) (4/12)

Rereferred to Health and Government Operations (3/30)
SB 780 (HB 1003) - States of Emergency - Emergency Procurement and Budget Amendments - Notice and Authorization Requiring the Governor or the head of a certain unit to provide certain notice to the Legislative Policy Committee within 72 hours after the earlier of the execution of the contract or the expenditure of the funds when authorizing a certain emergency procurement during a state of emergency under certain circumstances; requiring the Governor or the head of a certain unit to provide a copy of a certain procurement contract to the Committee under certain circumstances; authorizing the Committee to request a certain audit; etc. SB 780

HB 1003

Vetoed by the Governor (Policy) (5/28)

Vetoed by the Governor (Policy) (5/28)
SB 829 (HB 1091) - State Procurement - Emergency and Expedited Procurements - Revisions and Reporting Requiring the Special Secretary of the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation and the Attorney General, to establish guidelines for each unit to consider when determining the appropriate minority business enterprise participation percentage goal and outreach for an emergency procurement contract; requiring a unit's procurement officer to obtain a certain approval before making an emergency procurement; specifying when a unit is required to publish a certain notice; etc. SB 829

HB 1091

Vetoed by the Governor (Policy) (5/28)

Vetoed by the Governor (Policy) (5/28)
HB 1212 - Workgroup to Study Enhanced Opportunities for Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals in the State Establishing the Workgroup to Study Enhanced Opportunities for Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals in the State; requiring the Workgroup to study certain procurement preference programs, enhanced job opportunities for certain individuals, certain existing methods for enhancing opportunities in other states, the effect of additional or enhanced programs on existing State law, and other matters; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings by December 31, 2021; etc. HB 1212

Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m. (3/24)