COMPTROLLER'S SEAL STATE OF CONNECTICUT

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

NANCY WYMAN
COMPTROLLER

OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775

MARK OJAKIAN
DEPUTY COMPTROLLER

MEMORANDUM NO. 97-47

August 15, 1997

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention:Executive Branch Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, and Business Managers
Subject: Personal Service Agreements Over $1 Million
  1. PURPOSE
    The Office of the State Comptroller is requesting that all agencies provide documentation to the Accounts Payable Division regarding personal service agreements exceeding one million dollars ($1,000,000) that are committed using a general reservation of funds (i.e., purchases of human services under reservation 19).

  2. AUTHORITY
    Section 3-112, Powers and duties, ... "The comptroller shall ... (3) adjust and settle all demands against the state ..."

    Section 4a-59, Award of contracts, subsection (e) of the Connecticut General Statutes states "... a copy of each contract shall be filed with the comptroller."

  3. PROCEDURE
    Please forward only the contract signatory documentation to the Accounts Payable Division, Office of the State Comptroller. If the contract contains too much detail, only a summarization of contract terms and conditions should be sent. The documentation should fit in an interdepartmental envelope (CO-500).

  4. GENERAL
    Questions concerning this memorandum may be directed to the Accounts Payable Division at (860) 702-3396.

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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