HB 1521 - DIGEST

Declares an intent to require better evaluation of contract performance by increasing transparency and accountability of public contracts.

Finds that: (1) State agencies and institutions of higher education were prohibited from contracting out for services that were regularly and historically provided by classified state employees; and

(2) The personnel system reform act lifted the prohibition, authorizing state agencies and institutions of higher education to contract out for those services.

Declares an intent that this act be applied only to government services that have been customarily and historically performed by state employees in the classified service.