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      RS 39:1569.1     


§1569.1. Contract administration

            A. Upon entering into a professional, personal, consulting, or social service contract, the using agency shall have full responsibility for the diligent administration and monitoring of the contract. The state chief procurement officer may require the using agency to report at any time on the status of any such outstanding contracts to which the using agency is a party.

            B. After completion of performance under a professional, personal, consulting, or social service contract, the using agency shall prepare a final report on the contract which shall include an evaluation of contract performance and an assessment of the utility of the final product. This report shall be delivered to the state chief procurement officer within sixty days after completion of performance and shall be retained in the official contract file. Reports not submitted to the office of state procurement within the sixty-day period shall be delinquent. The report shall include at least the following:

            (1) The name of the agency official or officials responsible for monitoring the contract and for final agency acceptance of the contract deliverables.

            (2) The contractor, contract amount, contract cost basis, and contract timetable which shall reflect both the proposed and actual work initiation and completion dates.

            (3) Any contract modifications.

            (4) A listing of the contract deliverables, inclusive of specific products and services, and whether all such deliverables were satisfactorily and timely completed.

            (5) An itemization of any problems encountered with respect to the execution of the contract.

            (6) An assessment of the utility of the contract deliverables.

            C. Final evaluation reports required by this Section for contracts in amounts of two hundred fifty thousand dollars or greater shall also be submitted to the legislative auditor.

            D. No contract for professional, personal, consulting, or social services shall be entered into by a using agency with any contractor for which a delinquent final evaluation report remains outstanding for a contract with such using agency.

            E. A report of all multiyear contracts shall be provided to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget no later than ninety days after the end of each fiscal year.

            Added by Acts 1978, No. 772, §1. Acts 1985, No. 673, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1424, §1, eff. July 15, 1997; Acts 2014, No. 864, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2015.

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