SB 442 Amends the requirements for management, design and construction of state buildings
Sponsor: Stouffer
LR Number: 1972S.01I Fiscal Note: 1972-01
Committee: Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 2/26/2007 - Hearing Conducted S Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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SB 442 - This act merges the Division of Facilities Management and the Division of Design and Construction into the Division of Facilities Management, Design and Construction. (8.110)

The act allows the Second Capitol Commission to copyright or obtain trademarks for any photograph, written work, art object or product created of the capitol or capitol grounds. (8.007)

State contracts for projects exceeding $100,000 shall be let to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder based on pre-established criteria after notice and publication of the proposed project. For projects between $50,000 and $100,000, at least 3 contractors shall be solicited with the award going to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder based on pre-established criteria. (8.250)

The act allows Job-Order Contracting for projects under $300,000 for minor construction of facilities when the work is of a recurring nature, delivery times are indefinite, and indefinite quantities and orders are awarded substantially on the basis of predescribed and prepriced tasks. (8.251)

Under the act, the division has the authority to bid and award multiple projects to a single firm if it is in the best interests of the state. (8.679)

The act repeals a provision allowing the issuance of bonds only for projects that have been approved by the Committee on Legislative Research. (8.420)

The act repeals a provision requiring approval by the Committee on Legislative Research before actions by the Board of Public Buildings. (8.661)

The act repeals section 8.177 RSMo dealing with the authority of the Department of Public Safety to employ and appoint police officers and the arresting authority of the officers.

This act is similar to SB 904 (2006), and HB 1223 (2006).

CHRIS HOGERTY