(a) The Office of the State Chief Information Officer and the Department of Administration, with the administrative support of the Information Technology Procurement Office, shall offer State and local governmental entities the option of purchasing refurbished computer equipment from registered computer equipment refurbishers whenever most appropriate to meet the needs of State and local governmental entities.
(b) State and local governmental entities shall document savings resulting from the purchase of the refurbished computer equipment, including, but not limited to, the initial acquisition cost as well as operations and maintenance costs. These savings shall be reported quarterly to the Office of the State Chief Information Officer.
(c) The Information Technology Procurement Office shall administer the refurbished computer equipment program by establishing a competitive purchasing process to support this initiative that meets all State information technology procurement laws and procedures and ensures that agencies receive the best value.
(d) Participating computer equipment refurbishers must meet all procurement requirements established by the Office of the State Chief Information Officer and the Department of Administration. (2013-128, s. 2.)
Last modified: March 23, 2014