THE SENATE

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Senator Sharon Y. Moriwaki, Chair

Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Vice Chair

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 3, 2022

TIME:

3:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 016 & Videoconference

 

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A M E N D E D  A G E N D A

 

 

 

SB 3002

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Provides additional guidance and updates the reporting obligations for state departments, including the department of education, pursuant to Acts 175 and 176 (SLH 2021), which established programmatic goals for the purchase and procurement of locally sourced products.  Effective 1/1/2023.

 

GVO, WAM

SB 3015

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Amends the cash or protest bond amount for parties initiating administrative proceedings for review of certain protest decisions.

 

GVO, WAM

SB 3034

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO JOINT CONTRACTOR OR SUBCONTRACTOR LISTING.

Clarifies the listing of joint contractors and subcontractors required for construction bids under section 103D-302, Hawaii Revised Statues.

 

GVO, CPN

SB 3270

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT.

Prohibits determinations of nonresponsibility, under the Hawaii Public Procurement Code, based solely on the failure to possess prior experience.

 

GVO, JDC

SB 3350

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Requires that any procurement change order that increases the contract cost by more than 50% or substantially increases the scope of work be considered a new contract for procurement purpose.

 

GVO, WAM/JDC

SB 3371

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.

Requires parties to procurement protests to use best efforts to resolve issues at the procurement officer level before submission of a protest.

 

GVO, JDC

SB 3372

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT.

Authorizes, where it is determined that a solicitation or award of a contract is in violation of law, government contract to be rescinded and awarded to the person the contract would have been awarded to absent the violation.

 

GVO, JDC

SB 3373

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT.

Clarifies the deadline for submitting written protests that are based on the content of a solicitation.

 

GVO, JDC

SB 3040

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Amends the nomination process and the number of the members for the Procurement Policy Board; authorizes the State Procurement Administrator to develop and administer procurement automation systems and assess, charge, and collect a transaction fee from all vendors using the procurement automation systems; establish a procurement automation system special fund; and amends section 103D-1010, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), to conform with the amendments made to section 103D-1001, HRS.

 

GVO, WAM

[Measure added on 01-31-22

 

 

 

 

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Senator Sharon Moriwaki

Chair