2014 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 4 - Management of State Agencies
Chapter 55a - Consultants and Personal Service Agreements
Section 4-217 - Standards. Written procedures. Requests for proposals.

CT Gen Stat § 4-217 (2014) What's This?

(a) Not later than March 1, 1994, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall establish standards for state agencies to follow in entering into personal service agreements. The standards shall include, but not be limited to, provisions for: (1) Evaluating the need to use a personal service agreement, (2) developing a request for proposals, (3) advertising for personal service contractors, (4) evaluating submitted proposals, (5) selecting a personal service contractor, including compliance with section 4a-60g, (6) systematically monitoring and evaluating personal service contractor performance, (7) documenting the entire process for selecting and managing personal service contractors and (8) carrying out any other aspect of such process.

(b) Not later than May 1, 1994, each state agency shall: (1) Establish written procedures for implementing the standards established by the secretary under subsection (a) of this section, and (2) submit such procedures to the secretary for his approval. If the secretary disapproves an agency’s procedures he shall return the procedures to the agency with recommendations for revisions. On and after July 1, 1994, no state agency may execute a personal service agreement unless the secretary has approved procedures established by the agency under this section.

(c) A request for proposals issued under section 4-214, 4-215 or 4-216 shall include, but not be limited to, an outline of the work to be performed, the required minimum qualifications for the personal service contractor, criteria for review of proposals by the state agency, the format for proposals and the deadline for submitting proposals. Each state agency which prepares a request for proposals shall establish a screening committee to evaluate the proposals submitted in response to the request for proposals. The screening committee shall rank all proposals in accordance with the criteria set forth in the request for proposals and shall submit the names of the top three proposers to the executive head of the agency, who shall select the personal service contractor from among such names.

(P.A. 93-336, S. 6, 13.)

History: P.A. 93-336 effective June 29, 1993.

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