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Would have defined competitive procurement and permits its use for the purchase or acquisition of services by a state agency.
Would have made revisions to provisions concerning the State Contracting Standards Board, including by giving the board authority over quasi-public agency and municipal procurement, requiring the hiring of full-time staff for the board, prohibiting the Governor from reducing allotments to the board and limiting the selection of contractors from a list without a competitive process to emergency procurements.
Would have made technical changes to a provision concerning ethics.
Would have reinstated the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee, requiring prequalification applicants to disclose certain adverse administrative proceedings and to require purchases of real property by The University of Connecticut to obtain the approval of the State Properties Review Board, Attorney General and Office of Policy and Management.