HB 2397 Procurement Act, Public; contracts with only U.S. citizens, legal aliens, etc.
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Summary as introduced:
Public Procurement Act; prohibited contracts; required contract provisions.  Provides that no public body shall enter into any contract for services unless the contract provides that only citizens of the United States, legal resident aliens, and individuals with a valid visa will perform the services under the contract or any subcontract of that contract. The bill further requires all public bodies to include in every contract for goods or services the following provisions: During the performance of this contract, the contractor agrees to (i) post in conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment, a statement notifying such persons that only citizens of the United States, legal resident aliens, and individuals with a valid visa will be hired to perform the services under the contract or any subcontract of such contract; (ii) state in all solicitations or advertisements for employees placed by or on behalf of the contractor that the contractor will hire only citizens of the United States, legal resident aliens, and individuals with a valid visa to perform the services under the contract or any subcontract of such contract; and (iii) include the provisions of the foregoing clauses in every subcontract or purchase order, so that the provisions will be binding upon each subcontractor or vendor.

Full text:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051442460  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051442460
01/12/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/05  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #2...
02/01/05  House: Tabled in General Laws (21-Y 1-N)