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Outside Section 172
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011

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DOC Medical Services Re-procurement Study

SECTION 172.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department of correction shall reprocure all food, commissary and medical services provided at all institutions. The department shall solicit new bids for such services in accordance with applicable state law and may utilize alternative procurement methods including, but not limited to, specialized vendor prequalification, cooperative procurements, competitive negotiations and brand name solicitations; provided, further, that in executing the reprocurement of such services, the department shall notify the sheriffs in each of the departments of the county sheriffs who may elect to participate in the reprocurement for such services.