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Public Contract Code - PCC

DIVISION 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS [1100 - 22355]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1981, Ch. 306. )

PART 2. CONTRACTING BY STATE AGENCIES [10100 - 19150]

  ( Heading of Part 2 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1120, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 2. State Acquisition of Goods and Services [10290 - 10490]

  ( Heading of Chapter 2 amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 776, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 6.5. State Surplus Personal Property [10389.1 - 10389.2]
  ( Article 6.5 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 731, Sec. 1.2. )

10389.1.
  

The Department of General Services, if feasible and consistent with existing law, shall first offer appropriate state surplus personal property to school districts prior to offering that property to the public, except for property more appropriately suited for public safety uses. The department may offer school districts state surplus personal property at less than fair market value, if it is determined by the Director of General Services to be in the best interests of the state. The department shall develop policies and procedures for the implementation of this article.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 731, Sec. 1.2. Effective January 1, 1999.)

10389.2.
  

(a) The department’s policies and procedures regarding the disposition of state surplus computers, laptops, monitors, and related computer equipment shall do all of the following:

(1) Facilitate the disposition of state surplus computers to further the state policy of bridging the digital divide, as described in subdivision (d) of Section 709 of the Public Utilities Code.

(2) Authorize nonprofit entities that, in partnership with a school district, operate a public computer center to further the state policy of bridging the digital divide, as described in subdivision (d) of Section 709 of the Public Utilities Code, to be eligible for receipt of state surplus computers under Section 10389.1 and through approved disposition directly from a state agency.

(3) Include a procedure enabling state agencies with surplus computers to ascertain whether the nonprofit entities described in paragraph (2) are interested in receiving those surplus computers. The procedure shall include a preference for nonprofit entities within the same geographic region as the state agency in order to minimize transportation and disposition costs.

(4) Require that state agency documentation of the disposition of surplus computers include a certification that all confidential, sensitive, and personal information was removed from the computers prior to disposition.

(5) Require any nonprofit organization that obtains a computer from the department, pursuant to this article, to use the computer only for operating a public computer center and to prohibit the resale of that computer.

(b) The department, in collaboration with the California Technology Agency, shall promote increased awareness among state agency officials of the requirement to remove from all state surplus computers all confidential, sensitive, and personal information prior to any disposition of those computers.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 251, Sec. 1. (SB 493) Effective September 6, 2011.)

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