Senate Bill No. 335

CHAPTER 757

An act to add Section 12025 to the Government Code, relating to state government.

[Approved by Governor October 11, 2013. Filed with Secretary of State October 11, 2013.]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

SB 335, Yee. Expenditures: service contracts.

Existing law requires the Financial Information System for California (FISCal) to include a state budget transparency component that allows the public to have access, on an Internet Web site, to specified information for each General Fund and federal fund expenditure.

This bill would require, upon full implementation of the FISCal Project for state departments and agencies that are utilizing the full functionality of the FISCal system, specified information regarding contracts for services in the amount of $5,001 or more to be made available to the public on the FISCal Project Internet Web site in a format that allows for searching and sorting by specified categories.

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

SECTION 1.  

Section 12025 is added to the Government Code, to read:

12025.  

Upon full implementation of the Financial Information System for California (FISCal) Project for state departments and agencies that are utilizing the full functionality of the FISCal system, information regarding contracts for services in the amount of five thousand one dollars ($5,001) or more shall be made available to the public on the FISCal Project Internet Web site in a format that allows for searching and sorting by the following categories:

(a) A description of the contract and the services being purchased.

(b) The name of the agency contracting for the services.

(c) The name of the contractor, unless otherwise exempt from disclosure.

(d) The effective date and expiration date of the contract.

(e) The annual amounts paid under the contract, to the contractor, in prior fiscal years.

(f) The total projected cost of the contract, or maximum cost the contract is prohibited from exceeding, for all fiscal years during which the contract will be in effect.

(g) The acquisition method.



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