This request for proposal (RFP) is issued by the Colorado Office of the State Auditor (OSA).The terms State Auditor, State, and State of Colorado are used interchangeably. Allproposals should be delivered to:Colorado Office of the State AuditorLegislative Services Building200 East 14th AvenueDenver, Colorado 80203Attn: Michelle Colin
As an agency of the Legislative Branch, the OSA does not use the Colorado BIDS systemthat is available to executive branch agencies through the State Purchasing Office.
All communications regarding this RFP should take place directly with the OSA’s assigned contact listed above
Our office is soliciting proposals to conduct a performance audit of the Colorado Office of Administrative Courts (OAC), a centralized administrative law system. The OAC is ahearing and appeals system offered as an expedited alternative to judicial courts foradministrative law cases.The resolution of disputes through an administrative hearing system, rather than throughlitigation in civil courts, is used extensively for matters involving government agencies. Thedisputes handled through the administrative hearing process are those related to governmentagencies’ rules and regulations, including the rules and regulations that govern eligibilitydeterminations for public benefits.The OAC, formerly the Division of Administrative Hearings, was statutorily created in 1976to provide an accessible, independent, cost-effective administrative hearing system inColorado. The name of the OAC was statutorily changed in 2005 (Senate Bill 05-185). TheOAC is organizationally located within the Department of Personnel & Administration(DPA) and provides adjudication services to more than 50 state agencies, counties, boards,and other entities, including the following:
Department of Labor and Employment
cases typically include disputes over aninjured employee’s benefits under a workers’ compensation claim.