2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marsden
Convene State Procurement Workgroup (language only)

Item 85 #2s

Item 85 #2s

Department of General Services


Page 72, after line 24, insert:

"B. The Department of General Services shall, in collaboration with the Secretary of Administration, and other agency heads and relevant stakeholders convene a workgroup to examine opportunities for the Commonwealth to engage in a public private partnership intended to reduce costs to executive branch agencies related to the procurement of products and services. The workgroup shall consider any opportunities to implement a pilot public private procurement partnership, and assess the feasibility, potential cost savings, and implementation requirements necessary to facilitate such pilot program. The workgroup shall report its findings to the Governor, and the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee and the Chair of the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee by November 1, 2022.“


(This amendment directs the Department of General Services to convene a workgroup to examine opportunites for the Commonwealth to engage in public private partnerships with the objective of reducing costs for the procurement of goods and services and for the workgroup to report on its findings to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees by November 1, 2022.)