HB0403 (CH0581)

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Construction Contracts - Change Orders (State Procurement Change Order Fairness Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 581

Synopsis:Prohibiting a unit from requiring a prime contractor and a prime contractor from requiring a subcontractor to begin change order work under a contract until the procurement officer for the unit issues a written change order; providing that written acceptance letters for a State Highway Administration or Maryland Aviation Administration procurement contract for construction have the same force and effect as change orders until the specified units issue written change orders; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Branch, Bromwell, Fennell, Glenn, Kipke, Krebs, Lam, McCray, Miele, W. Miller, Oaks, B. Robinson, Szeliga, Vaughn, Walker, and West
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0826
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016, July 1, 2016
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Works, Board of
Rules and Regulations
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
State Universities and Colleges
Transportation, Department of
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement
(11-203, 15-112)

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