SB0826 (CH0580)

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2016 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 580

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 specified 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:Senator Conway
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0403
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016, July 1, 2016
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
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
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Works
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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