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Senate Bill 0152

Senate Bill 0152

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF SB 152 (Updated March 14, 2002 5:11 PM - DI 94)

Municipal and county public work projects. Provides that the workforce of a municipality or a county may perform certain public works projects if the cost of the project is estimated to be less than $150,000. Gives a public works contractor discretion to have the board that contracts for the public work to: (1) hold the retainage; or (2) place the retainage in an escrow account. Provides that the board shall not be required to pay interest on the retainage that the board holds. Specifies notice and public meeting requirements that must be satisfied before a public work project may be performed by the municipality's or county's own workforce. Adds requirements for examination reports prepared by the state board of accounts concerning public work projects performed by the municipality's or county's own workforce. Provides that if the cost of public work by a municipal or county hospital is less than $75,000, the hospital may have the work done without receiving bids and by means of its own workforce.
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