The following are responses to your most frequently asked questions regarding OSDs' Programs and Services.
OSD's Office of Audit and Quality Assurance (AQA) supports contracted vendors and departments in achieving and maintaining compliance with state regulations under the following audit and review functions.
OSD's Legal, Policy and Compliance Office provides legal and policy support to Commonwealth agencies regarding OSD programs and functions.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP), established pursuant to Executive Order 523, is administered by the Operational Services Division (OSD) with the support of the Executive Office of Administration and Finance.
The SBPP policies direct all Executive Departments to provide special consideration to participating small businesses when procuring non-construction goods and services valued between $10,000 and $150,000.
The SBPP does not include procurements for vertical or horizontal construction since both are covered under statutes outside OSD's authority, MGL c. §149, 44A-H , and MGL c. §30, 39M respectively.