FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: January 16, 2018
Time Requested: 08:37 AM
Agency: Puchasing Division
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1752 Introduced SB283
CBD Subject: Finance and Administration, Governor -- Bills Requested By


FUND(S):

Vary depending upon department

Sources of Revenue:

Other Fund Various department funds

Legislation creates:





Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


    This legislation was created to address items that were identified after extensive review and communication with various executive branch agencies to increase the speed, efficiency, and effectiveness of the procurement process overseen by the Purchasing Division. The legislation would also clarify existing procedures in some areas and make the overall process more user-friendly.
    
    It is anticipated that this bill will align the procurement requirements with what agencies currently desire to do and thereby reduce the amount of time that agencies are required to spend on procurement activity. However, the exact amount of time saved is very difficult to estimate at this time.
    
    For example, this bill modifies evaluation methods for sole source and request for proposal procurements to more closely match typical agency evaluation desires. Cross comparison of vendor proposals would be one example.
    
    Similarly, this legislation would allow agencies to standardize on certain commodities and obtain open-ended maintenance contracts for such work as HVAC and Elevator repair. These solutions are currently unavailable to agencies under Purchasing Division’s authority but are greatly desired by state agencies.
    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2018
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2019
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    Actual savings is unknown; however, by establishing more efficient and user-friendly procurement processes, savings may include, but are not limited to, reduced staff time in procurement activity.



Memorandum


    The Purchasing Division supports this legislation.



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Diane Holley-Brown
    Email Address: Diane.M.Holley@wv.gov