Under existing law, when an emergency affecting the public health, safety, convenience, or the economic welfare of the State of Alabama is declared by the Governor and the Attorney General, the professional services required by a state entity to alleviate the emergency situation may be procured from any qualified professional services provider without following competitive bidding procedures
This bill would delete the exemption for convenience purposes
To amend Section 41-16-72, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to competitive bidding on contracts for goods and services by state entities; to delete the exemption from competitive bidding procedures on the basis of convenience for professional service contracts required by a state entity during a declared emergency.
|February 27, 2020||H||Pending third reading on day 9 Favorable from State Government|
|February 27, 2020||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|February 4, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on State Government|
|Hearing||February 26, 2020||ROOM 206: UPDATED at 15:00||House SG Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB22 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|