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Information Technology Product Comparison

Mr. Keenan moved that the bill be amended in section 6, by striking out the words “(vii) preferring off-the-shelf information technology products, except where such products would not result in the best value of the commonwealth;” in lines 289-290, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

“(vii) the comparison of off-the-shelf information technology products and custom written information technology products, to ensure the best value for the commonwealth; provided further that best value shall not be measured solely on lowest cost;”