SB 770 Modifies competitive bidding requirements applicable to counties
Sponsor: Hegeman
LR Number: 5253S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Local Government and Elections
Last Action: 2/20/2018 - Voted Do Pass S Local Government and Elections Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SB 770 - Current law provides that counties must advertise a request for bids for contracts and purchases of more than $4,500 with any one person or corporation during a 90-day period. This act provides that the bidding requirement applies to contracts or purchases involving expenditures of more than $6,000.

Current law requires a county commission to seek competitive bids or proposals on single feasible source purchases of $3,000 or more, and advertise for bids on such purchases of $5,000 or more. This act requires the commission to seek bids and advertise on single feasible source purchases of more than $6,000.