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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 191         FILED ON: 1/11/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 840

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John W. Scibak

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to ensure diversity in proposal review teams.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 191        FILED ON: 1/11/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 840

By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of John W. Scibak and Antonio F. D. Cabral relative to diversity in state agency or quasi-public non-profit corporations proposal review teams.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3038 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to ensure diversity in proposal review teams.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 30B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 6 the following section:–

               Section 6A.  Any state agency or quasi-public nonprofit corporation which solicits proposals for state funding through a request for proposals shall ensure a diverse pool of individuals to evaluate the proposals.  In selecting the members of the proposal review team, the chief procurement officer shall include a sufficient number of individuals to adequately reflect the geographic area(s) and demographics of the population to be served through the grant program under review. 

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