SB 187 (BR 2107) - E. Scorsone
AN ACT relating to state government contracting.
Amend KRS 45A.030 to add definitions for certain terms; amend KRS 45A.095 to require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to rigorously examine all requests for a sole source exemption; develop renewal policies and procedures for sole source contracts which limit renewals to no more than two consecutive renewals; report annually to the Government Contract Review Committee certain information regarding sole source contracts and emergency contracts; amend KRS 45A.690 to clarify definition of governmental emergency; amend KRS 45A.695 to require a detailed statement of the monitoring plan for sole source contracts be included on a proof of necessity; amend KRS 45A.705 to delete certain reporting requirements; create new sections of KRS Chapter 45A to prohibit an agency of the Commonwealth from entering into any contractual agreement in which the agency is not an original party to that agreement; require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to establish and maintain a Procurement Training Program; require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to create a Web site designated and maintained for government contracting; designate an ombudsman; require the promulgation of administrative regulations to govern assessments of all contractors; require that training be provided for all state agencies on the necessity of adequate contract monitoring.
Feb 26-introduced in Senate
Feb 28-to State & Local Government (S)