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New law means changes to procurement practices
Are you ready?

The 2010 Legislature passed HB 1046, which makes significant changes to procurement law for state and local government, K-12 schools and higher education institutions.

To help schools better understand the changes, the state’s Bureau of Administration will host three free briefings for personnel responsible for procuring goods and services, including those that solicit quotes to establish or manage contracts.

Some of the changes include:
     • Bid limit changes
     • Bond requirement changes
     • New Internet posting requirements for contracts
     • New sourcing methods
     • New service contract requirements
     • New cooperative opportunities for local government

Briefings will be held in these locations:

     May 24, Spearfish
     9:00 a.m.–Noon
     Black Hills State University, Jacket Legacy Room

     May 25, Pierre
     9:00 a.m.–Noon
     State Capitol, Room 412

     May 26, Sioux Falls
     9:00 a.m.–Noon
     Public University Research Center
     Avera Auditorium

Please RSVP by Monday, May 17, to Gala Byrum-Stiles,
(605) 773-3466 or

For more information:
Jeff Holden, Office of Procurement Management,
(605) 773-3405

Kristi Honeywell, Office of the State Engineer,
(605) 773-3466