2007 -- H 5307 SUBSTITUTE A
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:
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
(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.