Report Title:

Procurement; Bulk Purchasing for Public Schools

 

Description:

Authorizes the superintendent to adopt rules for bulk purchasing for public schools for amounts of less than $50,000.

 

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1347

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to procurement.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 103D-305, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"103D-305 Small purchases; prohibition against parceling. (a) Procurements of less than $25,000 for goods, services, or construction, except those made for public schools, shall be made in accordance with procedures set forth in rules adopted by the policy board that are designed to ensure administrative simplicity and as much competition as is practicable; provided that multiple expenditures shall not be created at the inception of a transaction or project so as to evade the requirements of this chapter; and provided further that procurement requirements shall not be artificially divided or parceled so as to constitute a small purchase under this section.

(b) Procurements of less than $50,000 for goods, services, or construction for public schools, shall be made in accordance with procedures set forth in rules adopted by the superintendent that are designed to ensure administrative simplicity and as much competition as is practicable; provided that multiple expenditures shall not be created at the inception of a transaction or project so as to evade the requirements of this chapter; and provided further that procurement requirements shall not be artificially divided or parceled so as to constitute a small purchase under this section."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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