SB 398 Authorizes municipalities to use design-build on water and waste water projects and prohibits such projects from being denied grants based on design-build utilization
Sponsor: Schatz
LR Number: 1908S.02I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment
Last Action: 4/7/2015 - Hearing Conducted S Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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SB 398 - This act authorizes any city to use design-build contracts for waste water and water treatment projects. When disbursing grants under the Community Development Block Grant program, the Department of Economic Development is prohibited from rejecting waste water or water treatment projects solely on their utilization of design-build. The Department of Natural Resources is prohibited from denying funds from the Water and Wastewater Loan Fund to projects based on their use of design-build contracts.

This act is similar to HB 1048 (2015).