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CS/HB 527: Public Works Projects

GENERAL BILL by Local Government Affairs Subcommittee ; Van Zant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fant ; Smith ; Tobia

Public Works Projects; Prohibits state & political subdivisions that contract for construction, maintenance, repair, or improvement of public works from imposing certain conditions on certain contractors, subcontractors, or material suppliers or carriers; provides exception; prohibits state & political subdivisions from restricting qualified bidders from submitting bids, being awarded bids or contracts upon being selected, negotiating contracts upon being awarded bids or contracts, or performing work on public works project.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in State Affairs Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2015 House • Filed
2/5/2015 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 44
3/2/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/04/15, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 44
3/4/2015 House • Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 2 -HJ 172
• Now in Local Government Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 172
3/6/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Local Government Affairs Subcommittee, 03/10/15, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
3/10/2015 House • CS by Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -HJ 216
3/11/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Local Government Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 213
3/13/2015 House • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee
• CS referred to State Affairs Committee -HJ 229
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 229
4/28/2015 House • Died in State Affairs Committee