Government Administration and Elections Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-877

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.

Vote Date:

2/25/2015

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/13/2015

File No.:

52

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Government Administration and Elections (GAE)

REASONS FOR BILL:

SB-877 makes technical changes to the Department of Administrative Services statutes

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

Department of Administrative Services, Melody A. Currey, Commissioner (DAS)

Commissioner Currey stated that SB-877 makes small changes to DAS statutes to help them improve services. The bill makes changes to the Supplier Diversity certification process, updates statutes to their Information Technology Revolving Funds, repealing obsolete statutes, updates language regarding Freedom of Information computer-stored public records, and an old statute regarding notification child care facilities in state buildings.

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

State of Connecticut Office of the Comptroller, Kevin Lembo, State Comptroller

The State Comptroller supports this bill to update the statutes to reflect the current practices of the Technical Services Revolving Fund

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None Expressed

Reported by: Judith Walter

Date: 3/26/15