Required Solicitation Contract Language

In accordance with the recent implementation of HB 3, the State of Florida is now prohibiting all units of state and local government from: 1) considering social, political, or ideological beliefs when evaluating prospective vendors, or 2) giving any preference to a vendor based on social, political, or ideological beliefs.

Consequently, we propose incorporating the following language into every solicitation contract:


Respondent is hereby notified that Section 287.05701, Florida Statutes, requires that the District may not request documentation of or consider a vendor's social, political, or ideological interests when determining if the vendor is a responsible vendor.