IN HB1232 | 2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2024 - 25% progression
Action: 2024-01-09 - First reading: referred to Committee on Employment, Labor and Pensions
Pending: House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Fair and open competition for public projects. Provides that a public agency may not do any of the following: (1) Require a potential bidder on a public works project to provide any information that the potential bidder considers confidential or proprietary as a requirement for the public agency finding the bidder to be a responsive or responsible bidder. (2) By rule, ordinance, or any other action relating to contracts for public works projects for which competitive bids are required impose any requirement that directly or indirectly restricts potential bidders to any predetermined class of bidders defined by experience on similar projects, size of company, union membership or requiring the use of union labor, or any other criteria. (3) Take certain actions based on a bidder's, offeror's, or contractor's entering into, refusing to enter into, adhering to, or refusing to adhere to an agreement with a labor organization.

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Fair and open competition for public projects.



2024-01-09HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Employment, Labor and Pensions
2024-01-09HouseAuthored by Representative Goodrich
2024-01-09HouseCoauthored by Representatives VanNatter and Torr

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