HB 124

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Corrections Dept., Dept. of Finance, Purchasing Division, to provide exemptions from purchasing requirements, Sec. 14-7-8 am'd.
Description

Under existing law, the Department of Corrections is authorized to purchase equipment, raw materials, and supplies necessary for the manufacture or production of prison-made goods

This bill would provide that the Department of Corrections is authorized to make such a purchase without going through state purchasing

To amend Section 14-7-8, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to purchases by the Department of Corrections for the manufacture or production of prison-made goods; to exempt the Department of Corrections from the purchasing through the Division of Purchasing of the Department of Finance.

Subjects
Corrections Department
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Under existing law, the Department of Corrections is authorized to purchase equipment, raw materials, and supplies necessary for the manufacture or production of prison-made goods

This bill would provide that the Department of Corrections is authorized to make such a purchase without going through state purchasing

To amend Section 14-7-8, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to purchases by the Department of Corrections for the manufacture or production of prison-made goods; to exempt the Department of Corrections from the purchasing through the Division of Purchasing of the Department of Finance.

Section 1

Section 14-7-8, Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§14-7-8.

(a) The Alabama Board Department of Corrections is authorized to purchase in the manner prescribed by law, equipment, raw materials, components, and supplies and to engage the supervisory personnel necessary to establish and maintain for this state at the a penitentiary or any a penal farm or institution now or hereafter under the control of said board industries for the utilization of services of prisoners in the manufacture or production of such articles or products as may be needed for the construction, operation, maintenance or use of any office, department, institution or agency supported in whole or in part by this state and the political subdivisions thereof.

(b) Purchases of equipment, raw materials, components, and supplies by the Alabama Department of Corrections for the manufacture or production of prison-made goods pursuant to subsection (a) are exempt from purchasing through the Division of Purchasing of the Department of Finance."

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

No articles found.
Action Date Chamber Action
March 8, 2018HDelivered to Governor at 4:32 p.m. on March 8, 2018.
March 8, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-248.
March 8, 2018HEnrolled
March 8, 2018SSignature Requested
March 8, 2018HPassed Second House
March 8, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 734
March 8, 2018SThird Reading Passed
February 20, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 8, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Governmental Affairs
February 8, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 246
February 8, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 25, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 9, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on State Government
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-08
Chamber: House
Result: Passed