Bill Text: FL H0295 | 2012 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Contracts for Rail Projects

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Failed) 2012-03-09 - Died in Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee [H0295 Detail]

Download: Florida-2012-H0295-Introduced.html
HB 295

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to contracts for rail projects;
3requiring an entity that applies for a rail project to
4contract with the Department of Transportation, an
5agency or instrumentality of the state, or a local
6governmental entity to certify involvement or
7noninvolvement with deportation of individuals to
8extermination camps or death camps during a specified
9timeframe; providing an effective date.
11Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
13     Section 1.  Any entity that applies for a contract with the
14Department of Transportation, an agency or instrumentality of
15the state, or a local governmental entity for any rail project,
16including, but not limited to, the design, engineering,
17construction, manufacture, or operation of a rail network or any
18components thereof, that is partially or fully publicly funded
19shall, in advance of submitting the bid, certify to the
20department, agency or instrumentality of the state, or local
21governmental entity as to whether such entity had any direct
22involvement in the deportation of any individual to an
23extermination camp or death camp, or to any facility used for
24the purpose of transiting individuals to extermination camps or
25death camps, during the period beginning on January 1, 1939, and
26ending on December 31, 1944.
27     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.

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