§ 39.29.120. Contract management -- Training -- Risk-based audits -- Reports
(1) The office of financial management shall provide a training course for agency personnel responsible for executing and managing personal service contracts and client service contracts. The course must contain training on effective and efficient contract management under the guidelines established under RCW 39.29.100. State agencies shall require agency employees responsible for executing or managing personal service contracts and client service contracts to complete the training course to the satisfaction of the office of financial management. Beginning January 1, 2004, no agency employee may execute or manage personal service contracts or client service contracts unless the employee has completed the training course. Any request for exception to this requirement shall be submitted to the office of financial management in writing and shall be approved by the office of financial management prior to the employee executing or managing the contract.
(2)(a) The office of financial management shall conduct risk-based audits of the contracting practices associated with individual personal service and client service contracts from multiple state agencies to ensure compliance with the guidelines established in RCW 39.29.110. The office of financial management shall conduct the number of audits deemed appropriate by the director of the office of financial management based on funding provided.
(b) The office of financial management shall forward the results of the audits conducted under this section to the governor, the appropriate standing committees of the legislature, and the joint legislative audit and review committee.
[2002 c 260 § 9.]
Effective date -- 2002 c 260 § § 8 and 9: See note following RCW 39.29.110.
Last modified: April 7, 2009