Maryland Procurement Commission

Please find below new Bills that were introduced by the Procurement Commission created by Governor Hogan last year:

HB No. 390 (Crossfile SB 310) – Improving the State Procurement Oversight Structure

Renaming the Procurement Advisory Council and altering the membership and duties of the Council; repealing a specified provision of law relating to prequalification of bidders and offerors; increasing from $100,000 to $200,000 the total value of specified contracts, leases, or other agreements that require a business to file a specified disclosure with the Secretary of State; providing that a decision not to pay a contract claim is a final action for the purpose of a specified appeal; etc.

House Status: First Reading Health and Government Operations (1/26)

Senate Status: Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m. (1/27)

HB No. 426 (Crossfile SB 311) – Promoting Efficiencies in State Procurement

Altering provisions of State procurement law; altering the dollar value threshold that triggers the requirement to publish notice in eMaryland Marketplace regarding specified procurements; expanding the list of the types of procurement methods available to a procurement officer for specified procurements; specifying a preferred procurement method for human, social, cultural, or educational services; establishing qualification based selection as the method of procurement for specified procurements; etc.

House Status: First Reading Health and Government Operations (1/26)

Senate Status: Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m. (1/27)

Nicole Krug