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File Number: 142029
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File Number: 142029 File Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: 14-117 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN COUNTY PROCUREMENT Introduced: 9/18/2014
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 12/2/2014
Agenda Date: 12/2/2014 Agenda Item Number: 7B
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE EXPANDING USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN COUNTY PROCUREMENT AND PROVIDING FOR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES FOR VENDOR REGISTRATION; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: PROCUREMENT
  ELECTRONIC SIGNAGE INFORMATION SYSTEM
Sponsors: Esteban L. Bovo, Jr., Prime Sponsor
  Jean Monestime, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Juan C. Zapata, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 12/2/2014 7B Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Commissioner Monestime questioned the security of the County’s computer systems, noting recent cyber-attacks were a wakeup call to be more diligent. Deputy Mayor Edward Marquez explained that the County’s Information Technology Department constantly monitored computer systems and utilized state of the art resources to maintain safe systems. He pointed out that everyone was subject to hackers, including private business, the federal and state government. Hearing no further questions or comments, the Commission proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed ordinance, as presented.

Finance Committee 11/10/2014 1G1 Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Chairman Bovo relinquished the chair to Vice Chair Zapata. Assistant County Attorney Geri Bonzon-Keenan read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Vice Chair Zapata opened the public hearing and called for persons wishing to appear before the Committee on the foregoing proposed ordinance. The floor was closed after no one appeared wishing to speak. Vice Chair Zapata and Commissioner Moss asked to be listed as co-sponsors to the foregoing proposed ordinance. Hearing no further questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed ordinance, as presented. Chairman Bovo resumed the chair.

Board of County Commissioners 10/7/2014 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Finance Committee 11/10/2014

Board of County Commissioners 10/7/2014 4B Adopted on first reading 10/21/2014 P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read into the record the title of the foregoing proposed ordinance. Commissioner Monestime asked to be listed as a co-sponsor. There being no comments or objections, the members of the Board proceeded to take a roll call vote. NOTE: The foregoing proposed ordinance was adopted on first reading and scheduled for public hearing before the Finance Committee (FC) on Monday, November 10, 2014, at 12:00 p.m.

County Attorney 9/18/2014 Referred Finance Committee 11/10/2014

County Attorney 9/18/2014 Assigned Oren Rosenthal 9/23/2014

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE EXPANDING USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN COUNTY PROCUREMENT AND PROVIDING FOR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES FOR VENDOR REGISTRATION; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Section 2-8.1 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 2-8.1. Contracts and Purchases Generally.
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(j) Electronic Commerce, Electronic Signatures, and On-Line Procurement of Goods and Services

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>>(3) Electronic Signatures. An electronic signature may be used to sign any contract, writing, bid, proposal, vendor registration document, affidavit, or similar submission for the purposes of procurement and contracting with the County and shall have the same force and effect as a written signature.<<

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Section 2. If any section, subsection, sentence, cause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such validity.

Section 3. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any Sunset provision shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention, and the word ordinance may be changed to "section", "article" or other appropriate word.
Section 4. This ordinance shall become effective 10 days after the date of enactment unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.



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