A Programs and Services Overview of DAS Procurement


DAS Procurement Services is comprised of the following programs.  Please follow the links to each program webpage.

  • Contracting Program - Charged with the purchase and provision of supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services, as cited in C.G.S § 4a-51 for executive branch state agencies; as well as the purchasing, leasing and contracting for all information system and telecommunication system facilities, equipment and services for state agencies as cited in C.G.S § 4d-2(b)(4). 
  • Purchasing Card Program (P-Card)In accordance with C.G.S. § 4-98(c), the P-Card program is a credit card program co-administered by DAS and the Office of the State Comptroller. The P-Card is a MasterCard and is used as a convenient payment tool (like a personal credit card) to assist state agencies, municipalities and not-for-profits with their purchases.  All state purchasing policies are observed with the use of the P-Card. 

  • Construction Contractor Prequalification Program - prequalifies building contractors and subcontractors to enable them to bid on a contract or perform work pursuant to a contract for the construction, alteration, repair or demolition of public building or any other public work by the state or a municipality, estimated to cost more than $500,000 and which is funded in whole or in part with state funds, except a public highway or bridge project or any other construction project administered by the Department of Transportation. This program is cited in C.G.S. § 4a-100.   
  • Supplier Diversity Program (SBE/MBE) - certifies and assists in identifying business opportunities to Connecticut-owned small and minority business enterprises and ensures agency goal setting, per C.G.S.§ 4a-60g.
  • Surplus and Auctions Program (State & Federal) – Administers the property distribution program for the disposition of usable property that a state agency deems surplus to its operating needs as described in C.G.S.§ 4a-57a.  In addition, DAS is designated as the official agency of the state to acquire, warehouse and distribute surplus personal property of the federal government as described in C.G.S. § 4a-66 and § 4a-67.