Contracts Standards Advisory Council

On January 1, 2009 Section 4e-8 of the Connecticut General Statutes becomes effective.  It states –

There is established a Contracting Standards Advisory Council, which shall consist of representatives from the Office of Policy and Management, Departments of Administrative Services, Transportation, Public Works and Information Technology and representatives of at least three additional contracting agencies, including at least one human services related state agency, designated by the Governor. The Chief Procurement Officer shall be a member of the council and serve as chairperson. The advisory council shall meet at least four times per year to discuss state procurement issues and to make recommendations for improvement of the procurement processes to the State Contracting Standards Board. The advisory council may conduct studies, research and analyses and make reports and recommendations with respect to subjects or matters within the jurisdiction of the State Contracting Standards Board.