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HB 427: Preference in Award of State Contracts


Preference in Award of State Contracts; Expands provisions that authorize agency, county, municipality, school district, or other political subdivision of state to provide preferential consideration to Florida business in awarding competitively bid contracts to purchase personal property to include purchase of construction services; provides that for specified competitive solicitations authority to grant preference supersedes any local ordinance or regulation which grants preference to specified vendors, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 House • Filed
2/7/2011 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 42
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 42
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Government Operations Subcommittee