2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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Decentralize Motor Vehicle Purchases (language only)

Item 4-5.06 #3c

Item 4-5.06 #3c

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Goods and Services

Page 595, strike lines 39 through 43 and insert:
"1.a. No motor vehicles (including station wagons) shall be purchased or leased with public funds by the state or any officer or employee on behalf of the state without the prior written approval of the Director, Department of General Services.
b. The institutions of higher education shall be exempt from this provision but shall be required to report their entire inventory of purchased and leased vehicles including the cost of such to the Director of the Department of General Services by June 30 of each year.  The Director of the Department of General Services shall compare the cost of vehicles acquired by institutions of higher education to like vehicles under the state contract.
c. The Director, Department of General Services, is hereby authorized to transfer surplus motor vehicles among the state agencies, and determine the value of such surplus equipment for the purpose of maintaining the financial accounts of the state agencies affected by such transfers."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)