SB 0660 Modifies state procurement laws
LR Number:1981S.01I Fiscal Note:1981-01
Committee:Governmental Accountability & Fiscal Oversight
Last Action:03/31/03 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Governmental Accountaility and Journal page:
Fiscal Oversight Committee (1981S.02C)
Title:SCS SB 660
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 660 - This act makes various changes regarding procurement:

1. The act allows the state to give preference in purchasing to businesses that are either located in Missouri or which employ Missourians;

2. The act allows the state to use the reverse auction procurement method, wherein bidders would openly compete against each other through real-time electronic bidding with the award being made to the first, lowest bidder;

3. The act requires bidders in the reverse auction procurement method to pre-qualify with the office of administration (OA), and allows OA to deny any bidder who has defaulted in a prior state bid;

4. The act modifies the recycling preference law to remove provisions that have expired;

5. The act removes sections concerning vendor rotation and purchasing consolidation.