Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget
September 18, 2020
9:30 a.m.
House Chamber

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised September 17, 2020, 5:17 pm *
Revision Notes: Removed item #8A.

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

BUSINESS
 1. Fiscal Status Statement and Five-year Baseline Budget
 2. BA-7 Agenda
 3. Facility Planning and Control - Capital Outlay Change Orders
 4. Update from the Louisiana Workforce Commission on unemployment and layoff notifications
 5. Review and approval of contract amendments to the contract between the Office of Technology Services and Sovereign Sportsman Solutions, LLC, in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 39:1615(J).
 6. Review and approval of contract amendments to the contract between the Office of Technology Services and the IBI Group, on behalf of the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 39:1615(J).
 7. Review of contract amendments to the contract between the Office of Technology Services and Midwestern Software Solutions (MS2), on behalf of the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 42:802.
 8. Office of Group Benefits
 B. Review and approval of contract amendments to the contract between the Office of Group Benefits and Discovery Benefits, LLC (formerly Discovery Benefits, Inc.) for COBRA and FSA administration services, in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 39:1615(J).
 C. Review of the contract between the Office of Group Benefits and Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Company d/b/a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, for medical third-party services in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 42:802.
 D. Review of the contract between the Office of Group Benefits and Willis Towers Watson (formerly Extend Health, Inc.) for Individual Market Medicare Exchange Broker with administrative services for health reimbursement arrangement in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 42:802.
 9. Review of contract amendments to the contract between the Office of Technology Services and Northwoods Consulting Partners, Inc., on behalf of the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services, in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 39:1615(J).
 10. Report from the Commissioner of Administration regarding COVID-19 Federal Funding in accordance with Act 1, Section 2(B), of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session of the Legislature.
 11. Report from the Commissioner of Administration regarding expenditures by category in accordance with Act 1, Section 20, of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session of the Legislature.
 12. Report from the Commissioner of Administration regarding the deficit avoidance plan in accordance with Act 1, Section 21, of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session of the Legislature.

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

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ADJOURNMENT