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HB 44 (BR 216) - B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to government contracts.
     Amend various sections in KRS Chapter 45A to expand and refine the list of entities included in definition of "contracting body"; allow committee to determine the definition of "governmental emergency"; refine the definition of memorandum of agreement (MOA) and include grant and research agreements; correct references to universities and colleges and institutions of higher education; require reporting of federal grant and research projects; refine the definition of "personal service contract" (PSC) to specifically include contracts for personal or professional services and group health care for public employees; allow the committee to establish reporting schedule for exempt PSC's; exempt health maintenance organization or Medicaid-managed health care service contracts with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, but require reporting of such contracts; exempt contracts between postsecondary institutions and health care providers, but require reporting of such contracts; exempt PSC's of postsecondary institutions for federal grant and research projects, but require reporting of such contracts; exempt contracts $40,000 and under from Request for Proposals process, but require three quotes when feasible, and determination of unfeasibility may be reviewed by the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet or the committee; exempt contracts $40,000 and under from routine review process, but require filing within 30 days for informational purposes; allow meetings of the committee as necessary, but not less than once per month; prohibit delegation of decision-making authority by secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet, except with respect to institutions of higher education that have elected to implement procurement procedures in accordance with statutory authority; delete requirement for annual reports; delineate powers of the committee; specify that competitive bids may not be required for authorized contracts with risk-bearing organizations responsible for Medicaid-managed health care services.


     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Amend definition of "memorandum of agreement" and limit types of contracts exempt from committee review.

     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Attach provisions of SB 162 to HB 44/GA.

     SFA (2/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to State Government (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 24, 2009; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Mar 2-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 11-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 13-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn

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