Terms Used In Florida Statutes 283.31

  • Agency: means any official, officer, department, board, commission, division, bureau, section, district, office, authority, committee, or council, or any other unit of organization, however designated, of the executive branch of state government, and the Public Service Commission. See Florida Statutes 283.30
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Publication: means any document, whether produced for public or internal distribution. See Florida Statutes 283.30
Each agency shall maintain a record of any state publication, as defined in s. 257.015, the printing of which costs in excess of the threshold amount provided in s. 287.017 for CATEGORY THREE, at least part of which is paid for by state funds appropriated by the Legislature. Such record shall also contain the following: written justification of the need for such publication, purpose of such publication, legislative or administrative authority, sources of funding, frequency and number of issues, and reasons for deciding to have the publication printed in-house, by another agency or the Legislature, or purchased on bid. In addition, such record shall contain the comparative costs of alternative printing methods when such costs were a factor in deciding upon a method. The record of the corporation operating the correctional industry printing program shall include the cost of materials used, the cost of labor, the cost of overhead, the amount of profit made by the corporation for such printing, and whether the state agencies that contract with the corporation for printing are prudently determining the price paid for such printing.