HCS/SB 908 - CONVEYANCE OF EXCESS REAL PROPERTY HELD BY HIGHWAY COMMISSION - This act allows the Highways and Transportation Commission to convey or exchange its interest in land or leasehold for the property's approximate fair market value pursuant to any administrative procedure or process as determine by the commission. The commission, at its discretion, will be allowed to convey at no cost or exchange its interest in any land or leasehold that is no longer necessary for its use to any federal, state, or local governmental entity (Section 227.290).
ELECTRONIC BIDDING - Under this act, the Highways and Transportation Commission is authorized to receive bids and bid bonds for any contract for construction, maintenance, repair, or improvement of any bridge or highway on the state highway system electronically via the Internet. At its discretion, the commission may elect to receive both electronic and paper bids, or the commission may specify electronic bidding exclusively for any proposed contract. The act establishes minimum criteria for the electronic bidding program (Section 227.102).