Bill Text: AZ HB2034 | 2017 | Fifty-third Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced

Bill Title: Technical correction; materials; resident preference

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2017-05-10 - Assigned to House RULES Committee [HB2034 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2017-HB2034-Introduced.html



PREFILED    JAN 05 2017

REFERENCE TITLE: technical correction; materials; resident preference




State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

First Regular Session




HB 2034


Introduced by

Representative Thorpe





amending section 34‑243, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to eligibility and preference of contractors and subcontractors.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Section 34-243, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE34-243.  Preference for materials supplied by resident dealers in awarding contracts for furnishing materials

In awarding contracts for furnishing materials to construct a building or structure, or additions to or alterations of existing buildings or structures, either directly or through a contractor, to any political subdivision of this state, to be paid for from public funds, the contract shall be awarded to bidders who furnish materials supplied by a dealer who is a resident of this state and who has for not less than two successive years immediately prior to before submitting the bid paid real or personal property taxes assessed under title 42 in preference to a competing bidder who furnishes materials not supplied by the resident dealer, whenever the bid of the competing bidder, quality and suitability considered, is less than five per cent lower than that of the resident dealer.END_STATUTE