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SF 3560

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/20/2018 09:08am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; prohibiting state contracts with state sponsors of
terrorism and foreign terrorist organizations; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [16C.0531] PROHIBITING STATE CONTRACTS WITH STATE
SPONSORS OF TERRORISM AND FOREIGN TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS.
new text end

new text begin (a) A state contract for goods or services must require the vendor to certify that the
vendor is not currently engaged in, and agrees for the duration of the contract not to engage
in, business with countries designated as state sponsors of terrorism by the State Department
and groups designated by the United States Secretary of State as foreign terrorist
organizations. This section applies to all state agencies, including the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities and to contracts entered into by entities in the legislative branch.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioners of the Department of Administration and Minnesota Management
and Budget shall exercise appropriate due diligence in selecting vendors for goods or services
to avert contracting with countries designated as state sponsors of terrorism and groups
designated as foreign terrorist organizations or with vendors who do business with countries
designated as state sponsors of terrorism and groups designated as foreign terrorist
organizations. The commissioners shall implement measures designed to meet the objective
of this section and take the steps necessary to confirm that vendors have satisfied the
requirement of this section.
new text end