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Substitute Bill No. 804

    January Session, 2013

 

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AN ACT CONCERNING A PREFERENCE FOR CONNECTICUT GROWN PROTEIN IN CERTAIN STATE CONTRACTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 4a-51 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) The Commissioner of Administrative Services shall: (1) Purchase, lease or contract for all supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services required by any state agency, except as provided in sections 4-98 and 4a-57; (2) enforce standard specifications established in accordance with section 4a-56; (3) establish and operate a central duplicating and mailing room for state agencies located in or near the city of Hartford and such other places as he deems practical; and (4) establish and operate or have supervisory control over other central supply services in such locations as may best serve the requirements of the state agencies.

(b) The Commissioner of Administrative Services, when purchasing or contracting for the purchase of dairy products, poultry, eggs, beef, pork, lamb, fish, fruits or vegetables pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, shall give preference to dairy products, poultry, eggs, beef, pork, lamb, fish, fruits or vegetables grown or produced in this state, when such products, poultry, eggs, beef, pork, lamb, fish, fruits or vegetables are comparable in cost to other dairy products, poultry, eggs, beef, pork, lamb, fish, fruits or vegetables being considered for purchase by the commissioner that have not been grown or produced in this state.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

4a-51

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Joint Favorable Subst. C/R

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