La. Admin. Code tit. 34, § I-5519 - Procurement of Consulting Services as Related Services

A.R.S. 39:197(1)allows for the procurement of consulting services, as otherwise subject to the provisions of chapter 16 of title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, which services are ancillary to the procurement of data processing hardware or software. Such ancillary consulting services are to be considered as "related services" authorized to be procured in accordance with the provisions of chapter 17 of title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes only when the services are included as a part of the acquisition of the data processing hardware or software.
B. For purposes of this Section, such related services are limited to the lesser of 20 percent of the overall procurement amount or $250,000.
C. Inclusion of consulting services as related services should include, at a minimum:
1. a scope of work that clearly and completely identifies the services to be performed;
2. a written plan to monitor the performance of the services that, at a minimum, includes the specific objectives or deliverables associated with the proposed service and monitoring plan; methods to be used to measure and determine service performance; a periodic review of interim reports or other indicia of performance performed to date and, the assignment of specific using agency personnel to a monitoring and liaison function;
3. the maximum amount of compensation to be paid for the services;
4. a provision that payment for the services will only be made upon successful completion of the scope of work for the services.

Notes

La. Admin. Code tit. 34, § I-5519
Promulgated by the Office of the Governor, Division of Administration, Office of State Purchasing, LR 39:310 (February 2013).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 39:197(1).

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