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SB 794: Public Contracting


Public Contracting; Prohibiting a governmental unit that contracts for the construction, repair, remodeling, or improving of a facility from imposing conditions that requires, prohibits, encourages, or discourages certain bidders, contractors, or subcontractors from entering into or adhering to agreements with a collective bargaining organization; prohibiting a governmental unit from granting certain awards as a condition of certain contracts; prohibiting certain terms from being placed in bid specifications, project agreements, or other controlling documents; revising the period during which an agency must file a protest following certain contract solicitations or awards, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/2/2011 Senate • Filed
11/16/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 67
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 67
1/18/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/23/12, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2012 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 264
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 264
2/14/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/16/12, 1:45 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/16/2012 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 9 NAYS 2 -SJ 523
2/17/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 523
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Budget