HB 469 Public Procurement Act; contract disputes.
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Summary:
Public Procurement Act; contract disputes. Allows the "pass-through" of claims on public construction projects. The bill provides that a contractor may (i) submit written notice of his intention to file a claim and (ii) bring suit, in his name or on behalf of his subcontractors or a person furnishing materials for the contract to the contractor, involving a contract dispute with a public body. The bill provides that in a lawsuit, lack of privity between the parties is not a defense, and limits such actions to the recovery of costs and expenses caused by acts or omissions of the public body and not those caused by the contractor.

Full text:
01/24/94  House: Presented and ordered printed  pdf

Status:
01/24/94  House: Presented and ordered printed
01/24/94  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/94  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3/4
02/13/94  House: Continued to 1995 in Courts of Justice (21-Y 1-N)
12/08/94  House: Stricken from docket by C. J. (21-Y 0-N)