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Authorizing state agencies and institutions of higher education to contract for services (Rossi, Baumgartner, Bailey)

Authorizes departments, agencies, and institutions of
higher education to purchase services, including services
that have been customarily and historically provided by
employees in the classified service under the state civil
service act, by contracting with individuals, nonprofit
organizations, businesses, employee business units, or other
entities.
Prohibits a department, agency, or institution of higher
education from entering into, renewing, extending, or
allowing the automatic extension of a collective bargaining
agreement that restricts or modifies the authority granted
above.
Requires the office of financial management to establish
a process for identifying the savings achieved by state
agencies and institutions of higher education as a result of
contracting for services under the authority granted above.

Hearing Date: Monday, February 06, 2017 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5550&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)