Chapter 525

2007 -- H 5307 SUBSTITUTE A

Enacted 10/30/07

 

A N A C T

RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT

          

     Introduced By: Representatives Dennigan, Crowley, Rose, Naughton, and Church

     Date Introduced: February 06, 2007 

 

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:

 

     SECTION 1. Title 42 of the General Laws entitled "STATE AFFAIRS AND

GOVERNMENT" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following chapter:

 

     CHAPTER 149

STATE EXPENDITURES FOR NON-STATE EMPLOYEE SERVICES

 

     42-149-1. Short title. This chapter may be cited as the "State Expenditure for Non-

State Employee Services."

 

     42-149-2. Legislative intent. The legislature is committed to increasing fiscal

efficiency and accountability for all state expenditures.

 

     42-149-3. State expenditures for non-state employee services. All state departments

shall submit quarterly reports of all non-state employee expenditures for legal services, financial

services, temporary workers, and other non-state employee personnel costs. The reports shall be

submitted to the state budget office and the chairpersons of the house and senate finance

committees with the first report due on January 1, 2008. The reports shall contain the following

information:

     (1) Efforts made to identify qualified individuals or services within state government;

     (2) Factors used in choosing a non-state employee or firm;

     (3) Results of requests for proposals for services or bids for services; and

     (4) The actual cost and the budgeted cost for the expenditure.

 

     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

     

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