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HB1165: Sole-Source Government Contract Database

Government Transparency
Bill Number: HB1165
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Lambert; Sen. Cadman


Implements Amendment 54, approved by voters at the 2008 general election. Requires the Dept. of Personnel to establish and maintain a database of all sole-source government contracts entered into by the state or any of its political subdivisions. Specifies that this database shall be publicly available via a website maintained by the state. Sets specifications for maintaining and updating website. Requires Dept of Personnel to allow the Dept of State to transfer the data for campaign finance purposes.

Read the bill here.

Current Status:

02/03/2009 Postponed indefinitely in House State Affairs Committee

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