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SB 175 (BR 1730) - V. McGaha

     AN ACT relating to government contracts.
     Amend various sections of KRS 45A.690 to 45A.725 to expand and refine list of entities included in definition of "contracting body"; allow the committee to determine definition of "governmental emergency"; refine definition of "memorandum of agreement" (MOA) and remove exemptions from committee review; correct references to universities and colleges and institutions of higher education; refine and expand definition of "personal service contract" (PSC) to eliminate include all contracts for personal services and remove exemptions from committee review; prohibit work from beginning on a PSC or MOA, until notification is filed with the committee; prohibit payment on a PSC, MOA, or tax incentive agreement after committee disapproval; refine provisions for overidding committee disapproval of a PSC, MOA, or tax incentive agreement; require committee review of every PSC or MOA of $1,000,000 or more; refine committee disapproval notification process; require the suspension of any PSC, MOA, or tax incentive agreement upon committee disapproval and prohibit further payments; require the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, or the governing board of a postsecondary institution to make a written determination whether to override the disapproval of a PSC, MOA, or tax incentive agreement within ten days of committee action; prohibit delegation of the decision-making authority; delineate the powers of the committee.

SB 175 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill and add that contracts for personal services not requiring professional skill or professional judgment for $40,000 or less per year shall be exempt from routine committee review; specify that the president of a postsecondary institution shall act as the head contracting authority for postsecondary institutions operating under the procurement provisions of KRS 164A.575.

     SFA (1, V. McGaha) - Amend the definition of a "personal service contract" to include, but not be limited to, contracts requiring professional skill or professional judgment; clarify that notice of the need for personal service contract requiring professional skill or professional judgment shall be given through request for proposals.

     HCS - Delete original provisions of the bill; insert the provisions of HB 445/GA.

     Feb 24-introduced in Senate
     Mar 1-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2010; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 10-received in House
     Mar 11-to State Government (H)
     Mar 16-posted in committee
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 23, 2010
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 29-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate refused to concur in House Committee Substitute ; received in House
     Apr 14-returned to Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 38-0
     Apr 15-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 26-vetoed

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