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Department of Management Services

Contract and Agreement Type Information

State Term Contracts

Contracts competitively procured by the Division of State Purchasing for selected products and services. Use of state term contracts is mandatory for state agencies, in accordance with section 287.056, Florida Statutes. Other eligible users of sate term contracts include those local government entities identified in Rule 60A-1.005, Florida Administrative Code.

Alternate Contract Source

A contract let by federal, state or local government that has been determined by the department to be cost effective and in the best interest of the state so that agencies can make purchases under such contract, as authorized by section 287.042(16), Florida Statutes, and Rule 60A-1.047, Florida Administrative Code. Purchase from alternate contract sources by other eligible users (cities, counties, school boards, etc.) is dependent upon local ordinances and regulations governing procurement.

State Purchasing Agreements

Agreements that are optional use and limited to expenditures not to exceed Category 2 ($35,000) as defined in Chapter 287, Florida Statutes. See State Purchasing Agreement Terms And Conditions for more details.

RESPECT

RESPECT of Florida is the cental nonprofit agency that works with nonprofit organizations to employ persons with disabilities who provide services and create products for purchase by state agencies. State agencies are required to purchase products and services that are available from RESPECT, pursuant to section 413.036, Florida Statutes. Exceptions to this requirement must be justified. Like an alternate contract source, purchases by other eligible users (cities, counties, school boards, etc.) are dependent upon local ordinances and regulations governing procurement.

PRIDE

Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises, Inc. (PRIDE) is an inmate work program. Products and services are available for purchase from PRIDE by state agencies without competitive bid. Purchase of these products and services are mandatory when it is certified per Chapter 946.515, Florida Statutes, and the product or service meets the comparable performance specifications and comparable price and quality requirements. Like alternate contract sources and RESPECT agreements, purchase from PRIDE by other eligible users (cities, counties, school boards, etc.) is dependent upon local ordinances and regulations governing procurement.

Insurance Coverage Program

The Insurance Coverage Program is a collection of DMS-administered insurance policies that protect against risk not covered by the State Risk Management Trust Fund, and is available for participation by state agencies and other eligible users.