1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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APA Recommendations-Computer Procurement (language only)

Item 64 #1c

Item 64 #1c

General Services, Department of

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"B. 1.  No later than September 1, 1998, the Department of General Services shall use a single, consolidated statewide list to inform state agencies and political subdivisions of all generic and brand name computer systems, components, and peripheral equipment available on state contract.
2.  No later than January 1, 1999, the Departments of General Services and Information Technology shall develop uniform policies and procedures for procuring telecommunications products and services for state agencies and institutions.
3.  The Director of the Department of General Services shall evaluate the statewide delegated procurement authority purchasing threshold, and consider raising it to $30,000 consistent with §11-41, Code of Virginia.  A report on such evaluation and actions generated by the evaluation shall be submitted to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 1998."

(This amendment implements recommendations of the Auditor of Public Accounts, relating to procurement activities involving computer systems and services.)