LA GRAD ACT 2.0
PROCUREMENT
Faculty Senate
October 3, 2011
La Grad Acts
• Act 741 (2010) - effective: June 29, 2010
• Grants increased autonomy and flexibility in
exchange for a commitment to meet clearly defined
statewide performance goals.
• Act 418 (2011) - effective: July 12, 2011
• Key focus on “Operational Autonomies”
• Procurement granted 3 levels (Base, Intermediate, and
High)
• High level autonomies include:
• Authority to participate in a pilot procurement code in lieu of the
state procurement code
Grad Act 2.0 - Procurement
• 5 Institutions qualified at high level
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LSU
ULL
La Tech
Southern at Shreveport
McNeese
• LSU applied to initiate the pilot
procurement code.
Pilot Procurement Code
• Proposed Schedule
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System Approval – December 1, 2011
DOA Approval – January 1, 2012
Promulgation of Rules – March 31, 2012
Approval of JLCB – May 31, 2012
Execution of new Pilot Procurement Code –
July 1, 2012
– Go Live for eProcurement – July 1, 2012
– Pilot Procurement Code July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2015
FY 2011 – Spend Analysis
Spend
Transactions
 Total Spend ≈ $320m
 Total Transactions ≈ 160,000
 Purchase Orders ≈ $275m  Purchase Orders ≈ 12,000
 PCard Spend ≈ $45m
 PCard Transactions ≈ 148,000
Spend
Transactions
Purchase
Orders
PCard
Purchase
Orders
PCard
Pilot Procurement Code
Freedom of bureaucratic processes that
slow procurement down
Procurement acclimated to a Research and
Academic Institution
More Selection at First Dollar of Spend
More Reasonable Competitive Limits
Convenience of One Stop Shopping
Multi-year Terms
Pilot Procurement Code
• Combines laws governing procurement of
materials, professional services, and data
processing
– No more separate processes for different
types of contracts – Less Confusion
– Templates that can be electronically
submitted and digitally signed – Simple
– More Selection through more Strategic
Sourcing – Lower Costs
Pilot Procurement Code
• NEW Competitive Methods
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Reverse Auctions
Best and Final Offers
Solicitation for Offers
Cooperative Purchasing Agreements
Electronic Purchasing (eProcurement)
eProcurement
• Easier methods to procure by using webbased system
• Real-time Competition
• Better Vendor Sources
• Can continue to use P-Card
• Spend Analysis
• Electronic bidding and signatures
Together Pilot Procurement Code and
eProcurement Benefits
• Reduces Operating Costs
• Hosted Technology
• Saves Users Time
• Utilizing Automated Workflow
• Get More for Less
• Better Supplier Contracts
• More Selection by Connecting Users
to Suppliers
• Accessible Contract Catalogs
THANK YOU FOR
YOUR FEEDBACK
Marie C Frank, MPA, CPPB
Executive Director of Procurement and Property Management
(225) 578-2307
[email protected]
LSU Purchasing
213 Thomas Boyd Hall
Baton Rouge, La. 70803
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La Grad Act 2.0 PROCUREMENT