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SF 2454

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/15/2019 08:47am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; requiring periodic measurement of progress toward
completion of information technology projects; requiring payment withholds for
failure to meet contractual timelines for completion of information technology
projects.

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

Section 1. new text beginINFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of human services shall incorporate measurable indicators of progress
toward completion into every information technology project contract. The indicators of
progress toward completion must be periodic and at least measure progress for every 25
percent increment toward completion of the project. Every contract must withhold at least
ten percent of the total contract amount until the project is complete. The contract must
specify that in every instance where an indicator of progress toward completion is not met,
a specified proportion of the contract shall be withheld. The minimum amount withheld
shall be ten percent of the cumulative amount of the contract up to the date of the failure to
meet the indicator of progress toward completion. If an information technology project is
not completed on time according to the original contract, the commissioner shall reduce the
amount of the contract by ten percent.
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