PA 12-206—sSB 340

Government Administration and Elections Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE BY STATE EMPLOYEES OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY CONNECTICUT TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM STUDENTS

SUMMARY: With certain exceptions, the state Code of Ethics prohibits public officials, state employees, their immediate family members, and businesses with which they are associated from entering into a state contract valued at $100 or more, unless the contract is awarded under standard and transparent bidding procedures.

This act authorizes these officials, employees, their family members, and associated businesses to contract outside of standard bidding procedures with the regional vocational-technical (V-T) school system for V-T students to perform services in conjunction with their vocational, technical, or technological education and training. It requires the superintendent of the regional V-T system to establish an open and transparent process for reviewing any such contract.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2012

OLR Tracking: KS: JO: PF: eh