2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McDougle
Authority to Privatize CSA (language only)

Item 283 #3s

Item 283 #3s

Health And Human Resources
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families

Page 255, after line 39, insert:
"M.  No later than July 1, 2009, the Office of Comprehensive Services shall issue a solicitation for the privatization of all of the Office's functions.  The solicitation shall be issued using either the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act (PPEA) or a Request for Proposal (RFP).  Priority shall be given to those private sector entities having experience with state contracts for the same or similar services and who are willing to assimilate current CSA staff.  Priority shall also be given to those proposals which can demonstrate an at-risk partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia and can guarantee measurable improvements in service and cost savings based on agreed upon performance measures.  The compensation for such services shall be out of the state pool of funds under the Comprehensive Services Act."

(This language amendment requires the Office of Comprehensive Services to solicit proposals for the privatization of the Office's functions by July 1, 2009.)