Senate File 165 - Introduced SENATE FILE 165 BY ANDERSON and FEENSTRA A BILL FOR An Act concerning the applicability of requirements for state 1 purchasing from prison industries for products manufactured 2 in this state. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1561XS (3) 87 ec/nh
S.F. 165 Section 1. Section 8A.311, Code 2017, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 12A. The director shall adopt rules which 3 provide that a department or agency is not required to comply 4 with the requirements of section 904.808 for the purchase of a 5 product if the department or agency can verify that the product 6 is manufactured within the state. 7 EXPLANATION 8 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 9 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 10 Code section 8A.311, concerning competitive bidding 11 procedures, is amended to provide that the director of the 12 department of administrative services (DAS) shall adopt rules 13 providing that DAS or any other state agency shall not be 14 required to comply with the requirements relating to purchasing 15 from prison industries if the product to be purchased is 16 manufactured in this state. 17 -1- LSB 1561XS (3) 87 ec/nh 1/ 1