HB 755

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to the Department of the Lottery; amending
3s. 24.109, F.S.; requiring the administrative law judge to
4conduct certain reviews in a competitive procurement
5protest; providing an effective date.
7Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9     Section 1.  Paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section
1024.109, Florida Statutes, is redesignated as paragraph (c), and
11a new paragraph (b) is added to that subsection to read:
12     24.109  Administrative procedure.--
13     (2)  The provisions of s. 120.57(3) apply to the
14department's contracting process, except that:
15     (b)  In a competitive procurement protest, including the
16rejection of all bids, proposals, or replies, the administrative
17law judge shall not conduct a de novo proceeding but instead
18shall review the intended agency action to determine if the
19agency action is illegal, arbitrary, dishonest, or fraudulent.
20     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2006.

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