Bill Summary for H 654 (2021)

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Jun 3 2021

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House Bill 654 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 22, 2021
AN ACT PROVIDING THAT ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS, INSTITUTIONS, AND AGENCIES SHALL PURCHASE GOODS AND SERVICES FROM NONPROFIT WORK CENTERS FOR THE BLIND AND SEVERELY DISABLED WHERE SOURCES OF SUPPLY HAVE BEEN APPROVED, ESTABLISHED BY CONTRACT, AND CERTIFIED BY THE SECRETARY OF ADMINISTRATION.
Intro. by Hardister, Reives, Lambeth, Bradford.

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House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Revises proposed subsection (b) of GS 14-33, which requires State agencies and political subdivisions to purchase from nonprofit work centers for the blind and severely disabled the Secretary of Administration has contracted with for goods and services if certain criteria are met, by removing political subdivisions of the State from the new subsection's requirements. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.

Makes a technical correction to the proposed changes to GS 143-48.2 (Procurement Program for Nonprofit Work Centers for the Blind and Severely Disabled).