Under existing law, contracts for a public works involving an amount in excess of $50,000 are required to be advertised for sealed bids at least once each week for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or counties in which the public works is located
Also under existing law, certain contracts for the purchase of any heating or air conditioning units or systems are exempt from the public works bidding requirements if the purchase of the heating or air conditioning unit or system is by a local governing body that used a competitive bid process approved by the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts
This bill would provide that purchases of heating or air conditioning units or systems are exempt from the public works bidding requirements if the purchase is by any governmental entity and the governmental entity uses a competitive bid process that has been approved by the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts
Relating to public works contracts; to amend Section 39-2-2, Code of Alabama 1975, to provide further for the exemption from the public works bidding requirements for the purchase of certain heating or air conditioning units or systems by a government entity.
|February 2, 2021||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Governmental Affairs|
|Bill Text||SB34 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|