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CS/SB 246: Public Construction

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Hooper

Public Construction; Revising the amount of retainage that certain local governmental entities and contractors may withhold from progress payments for any construction services contract; revising the amounts of retainage that certain public entities and contractors may withhold from progress payments for any construction services contract, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 2/19/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 101 -SJ 324
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/10/2019 Senate • Filed
    9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 22
    10/7/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 10/14/19, 2:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
    10/14/2019 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 133
    10/15/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    10/20/2019 Senate • Now in Community Affairs
    10/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 11/04/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    11/4/2019 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 131
    11/5/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 22
    • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 123
    1/31/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/05/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/3/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/06/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Meeting cancelled
    2/5/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 268
    2/6/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    2/17/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/19/20 -SJ 324
    2/19/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 324
    • Substituted CS/HB 101 -SJ 324
    • Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 101 -SJ 324

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  • CS/SB 246, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/15/2019 at 9:01 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 11/1/2019 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 11/5/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/4/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/6/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 101 (er) Public Construction Andrade Identical Last Action: 3/3/2020 H Ordered enrolled -HJ 718

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    11/4/2019 4:00 PM Community Affairs 4 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/5/2020 1:00 PM Appropriations 20 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    218.735 Timely payment for purchases of construction services. Page 1 (pdf)
    255.05 Bond of contractor constructing public buildings; form; action by claimants. Page 5 (pdf)
    255.077 Project closeout and payment of retainage. Page 6 (pdf)
    255.078 Public construction retainage. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • SB 246, Original Filed Version Posted 9/10/2019 at 8:56 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 10/11/2019 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 10/14/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 101 Public Construction Andrade Identical Last Action: 3/3/2020 H Ordered enrolled -HJ 718

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    932648 - Amendment
    Delete line 68 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Hooper)
    10/11/2019
    10:04 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    10/14/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    10/14/2019 2:30 PM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    218.735 Timely payment for purchases of construction services. Page 1 (pdf)
    255.05 Bond of contractor constructing public buildings; form; action by claimants. Page 5 (pdf)
    255.077 Project closeout and payment of retainage. Page 6 (pdf)
    255.078 Public construction retainage. Page 7 (pdf)

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