Amended in Assembly March 13, 2014

California Legislature—2013–14 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1773


Introduced by Assembly Member Allen

February 18, 2014


An act to amend Section 19209 of the Public Contract Code, relating to courts.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 1773, as amended, Allen. Public contracts: courts.

Existing law requires the Judicial Council to provide twobegin delete annualend delete reports each year to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the State Auditor thatbegin delete providesend deletebegin insert provideend insert information related to the procurement of contracts for the judicial branch.

This bill would require thebegin delete two annualend deletebegin insert semiannualend insert reports to include a list of allbegin insert newend insert contracts,begin delete contract history of amendmentsend deletebegin insert the complete history of contracts amended during the reporting periodend insert, and other specified information about how and to whom the contract was let.begin delete Thisend deletebegin insert Theend insert bill would also require the reports to be provided in an electronic format, as specified.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

Section 19209 of the Public Contract Code is
2amended to read:

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19209.  

(a) Notwithstanding Section 10231.5 of the
4Government Code, beginning in 2012, twice each year, the Judicial
P2    1Council shall provide a report to the Joint Legislative Budget
2Committee and the State Auditor that provides information related
3to procurement of contracts for the judicial branch. One report
4shall be provided no later than February 1 of each year, covering
5the period from July 1 through December 31 of the prior year, and
6the second report shall be provided no later than August 1 of each
7year, covering the period from January 1 through June 30 of the
8same year.

9(b) Each of thebegin delete two annualend deletebegin insert semiannualend insert reports shall include a
10list of all vendors or contractors receiving payments from any
11judicial branch entities. For each vendor or contractor receiving
12any payment during the reporting period, the report shall provide
13a separate listing for each distinct contract between that vendor or
14contractor and a judicial branch entity. For every vendor or
15contractor listed in the report, including for each distinct contract
16for those contractors or vendors with more than one payment during
17the period, the report shall further identify the amount of payment
18to the contractor or vendor, the type of service or good provided,
19and the judicial branch entity or entities with which the vendor or
20contractor was contracted to provide that service or good.

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21(c) Each of the two annual reports shall include a list of all
22contract amendments, and the contract history for each amendment,
23including the dates and amounts of its amendments, made during
24the report period. For each amendment, the report shall identify
25the vendor or contractor, the type of service or good provided
26under the contract, the nature of the amendment, the duration of
27the amendment, and the cost of the amendment.

28(d) Each of the two annual reports shall include a list of all
29contracts entered into during the report period, including the dates,
30amounts, and durations of the contracts.

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31(c) Each of the semiannual reports shall include a list of all new
32contracts and the complete history of contracts amended during
33the reporting period including the date of the original contract,
34the original contract amount and the duration, and all subsequent
35contract amendments. For each amendment, the report shall
36identify the vendor or contractor, the type of service or good
37provided under the contract, the nature of the amendment, the date
38and duration of the amendment, and the cost of the amendment.

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29 39(e)

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P3    1begin insert(d)end insert Each of thebegin delete two annualend deletebegin insert semiannualend insert reports shall include
2information on whether each contract was competitively bid, the
3justification for contracts that were not competitively bid, and
4identify whether the contract was with a disabled veteran business
5enterprise.

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33 6(f)

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7begin insert(e)end insert Each of thebegin delete two annualend deletebegin insert semiannualend insert reports shall identify,
8for an information technology contract, whether the contract was
9with a small business, as defined in subdivision (d) of Section
1014837 of the Government Code.

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37 11(g)

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12begin insert(f)end insert Each of thebegin delete two annualend deletebegin insert semiannualend insert reports shall be provided
13in an electronic format in which thebegin delete dateend deletebegin insert dataend insert can be readily
14searched, sorted, extracted, organized, or filtered.



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