Bill Text: TX SB1812 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the use of competitive sealed proposals for certain construction projects.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-26 - Referred to Business & Commerce [SB1812 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB1812-Introduced.html
 
 
  By: Springer S.B. No. 1812
 
 
 
   
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the use of competitive sealed proposals for certain
  construction projects.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 252.043(d-1), Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (d-1)  A contract for construction of a project described by
  Subsection (d) that requires an expenditure of $1.5 million$5
  million or less may be awarded using the competitive sealed
  proposal procedure prescribed by Subchapter D, Chapter 2269,
  Government Code.
         SECTION 2.  The change in law made by this Act applies only
  to a contract for the procurement of goods and services for which
  the solicitation of bids or proposals, request for proposals, or
  similar required notification as to the goods or services is
  published on or after September 1, 2021. A contract for which the
  required notification is published before September 1, 2021, is
  governed by the law in effect on the date the notification was
  published, and the former law is continued in effect for that
  purpose.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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