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5.1. What does the State Finance Law require of Governmental Entities? (Last Updated: 6/14/2010)

The law requires a Governmental Entity to collect and record certain information pertaining to those who contact it in an attempt to influence a Governmental Procurement and restricts the time frame and manner in which the business community may contact a Governmental Entity with regard to attempting to influence a Governmental Procurement. A Governmental Entity must collect, record, report, if applicable, and maintain specific information about Contacts made during the Restricted Period. Under the law, the business community is obligated to make only permissible Contacts during the Restricted Period and may only Contact those who are designated by the Governmental Entity regarding a Governmental Procurement.


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