HB157 (2005) Detail

(2nd New Title) establishing a committee to study procurement methods for public works projects by state and local government agencies.


CHAPTER 132

HB 157 – FINAL VERSION

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HOUSE BILL 157

AN ACT establishing a committee to study procurement methods for public works projects by state and local government agencies.

SPONSORS: Rep. Infantine, Hills 13; Rep. Slocum, Hills 6; Rep. Graham, Hills 18

COMMITTEE: Public Works and Highways

AMENDED ANALYSIS

The bill establishes a committee to study procurement methods for public works projects by state and local government.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT establishing a committee to study procurement methods for public works projects by state and local government agencies.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

132:1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study procurement methods for public works projects by state agencies, municipalities, counties, school districts, and all other political subdivisions.

132:2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a) Two members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

132:3 Duties. The committee shall study contracting practices for public works projects by state agencies, municipalities, counties, school districts, and all other political subdivisions. The goal of such study shall be to recommend the public procurement policies that promote the best economic and work quality value from public construction and infrastructure investment. The committee shall base its recommendation on consideration of the following: labor law enforcement, workplace safety compliance, workers’ compensation compliance, access to workforce and apprenticeship training, in-state job creation and community economic development, communities’ uncompensated care burdens and other social welfare costs, and such additional criteria as the committee deems appropriate.

132:4 Chairperson; Quorum. Members of the committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

132:5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2006.

132:6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

(Approved: June 16, 2005)

(Effective Date: June 16, 2005)

Links

HB157 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB157 Revision: 8647 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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