Senate BillNo. 376


Introduced by Senator Lara

February 24, 2015


An act to amend Section 10290.1 of the Public Contract Code, relating to public contracts.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

SB 376, as introduced, Lara. Contracting by state agencies.

Existing law authorizes state agencies, in exercising their delegation of contracting authority from the Department of General Services, to contract for specified items or services with suppliers who have multiple award schedules with the General Services Administration of the United States, as provided.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that provision.

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

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

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SECTION 1.  

Section 10290.1 of the Public Contract Code is
2amended to read:

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10290.1.  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in
4exercisingbegin delete theirend deletebegin insert itsend insert delegation of contracting authority from the
5department,begin insert aend insert statebegin delete agenciesend deletebegin insert agencyend insert may contract for goods,
6information technology, or services with suppliers who have
7multiple award schedules with the General Services Administration
8of the United States if the supplier is willing to extend those terms,
9conditions, and prices. The department may also develop multiple
10award schedules or agreements for use by state agencies in the
11same manner.

P2    1(b) The department shall determine the delegation contracting
2authority for agencies wishing to contract with suppliers who have
3multiple award schedules. The department shall seek input from
4both customer departments and agencies and private sector
5suppliers.



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