2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Conference Report)

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Consolidation of Bulk and Commercial Fuel Purchases (language only)

Item 83 #1c

Item 83 #1c

General Services, Department of

Page 79, after line 16, insert:
"C.  The Department of General Services shall advance the consolidation of bulk and commercial fuel purchases into a single procurement action as recommended in the Vehicle Fleet Operational Review conducted in 2007.   The intent of this consolidation will be to leverage the Commonwealth's state and local public entities, gasoline and diesel fuel purchase volume into a single procurement action to achieve the most favored pricing from private sector fuel providers.  The Department shall release a solicitation to consolidate the purchase of fuel no later than September 1, 2009.  The Department shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the status of the solicitation and any potential savings from the consolidation by November 1, 2009."

(This amendment authorizes the Department of General Services to initiate actions to consolidate the purchase of fuel for state agencies and local governments in an effort to leverage the purchasing power.)