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House Bill 1395


House Bill 1395

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB 1395 (Updated April 29, 2001 6:24 PM - DI 75)


Government purchasing. Provides that if an offeror offers to furnish supplies made in a country other than the United States, a governmental body may not award a contract to the offeror for those supplies if the supplies were made using forced labor. Provides that a solicitation by a state or local governmental entity for the purchase of supplies must require that if any steel products are used in the manufacture of the supplies, the steel products must be manufactured in the United States. Provides that a solicitation by a state or local governmental entity for the purchase of services must require that if any steel products are used in the manufacture of the supplies used in the performance of the contract, those steel products must be manufactured in the United States. Waives the requirements for certain small purchases and establishes other circumstances under which the requirements may be waived. Provides that an Indiana taxpayer has standing to challenge a determination to waive the requirement or to enforce a contract for steel products that contains the requirement. Makes a conforming amendment.
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