Florida Senate - 2021 SB 1428 By Senator Wright 14-01202A-21 20211428__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to procurement procedures; amending s. 3 287.042, F.S.; requiring the Department of Management 4 Services to develop procedures that require current 5 and prospective contractors to disclose whether such 6 contractor is owned or controlled by a foreign 7 government before providing commodities or contractual 8 services to the state; requiring any such disclosure 9 to be in writing, under penalty of perjury; providing 10 an effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Paragraph (i) is added to subsection (3) of 15 section 287.042, Florida Statutes, to read: 16 287.042 Powers, duties, and functions.—The department shall 17 have the following powers, duties, and functions: 18 (3) To establish a system of coordinated, uniform 19 procurement policies, procedures, and practices to be used by 20 agencies in acquiring commodities and contractual services, 21 which shall include, but not be limited to: 22 (i) Development of procedures that require each current and 23 prospective contractor, as a prerequisite to providing 24 commodities or contractual services to the state, to provide the 25 department with a written declaration pursuant to s. 92.525(2) 26 which discloses whether the contractor is owned or controlled by 27 a foreign government. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.