HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.C.R. NO.

42

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 
   


HOUSE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION

 

REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PURCHASE SYSTEM.

 

WHEREAS, the State of Hawaii's Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) administration and management of the State's public works projects is critical to the health and welfare of the State; and

WHEREAS, three years ago, DAGS moved from the low-bid system for public procurements on re-roofing construction projects to a performance based procurement system, which it has designated as the Performance Information Procurement System (PIPS); and

WHEREAS, a successful proposal is selected by DAGS based upon a performance rating for the contractor and roofing system manufacturer with due consideration to price; and

WHEREAS, DAGS has begun to utilize PIPS on construction projects other than re-roofing; and

WHEREAS, it was hoped that PIPS would address DAGS' concerns about accountability, control of project costs and change orders, and would provide greater protection to the State; and

WHEREAS, the prudent approach is to evaluate the results, benefits, and deficiencies after the trial period; now, therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the Twenty-first Legislature of the State of Hawai`i, Regular Session of 2002, the Senate concurring, that the Auditor is requested to conduct a review of the fairness and efficacy of the Department of Accounting and General Services' Performance Information Procurement System; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Auditor submit to the Legislature not later than twenty days prior to the convening of the 2003 Regular Session, a report that includes a review of other jurisdictions that utilize a procurement system similar to PIPS, whether these programs are successful in achieving their stated purposes, and any other findings and recommendations the Auditor deems appropriate; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this Concurrent Resolution be transmitted to the Auditor and the Comptroller.

 

 

 

OFFERED BY:

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Report Title:

Requesting a review of PIPS.