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Sponsors: Reps. Funderburk, Norrell, King, Knight, Brannon, Cobb-Hunter, Daning, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hicks, Kennedy, Newton, Simrill, Thayer, Weeks, Hodges, Pope and Ballentine
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 727, 4103
Introduced in the House on April 23, 2015
Introduced in the Senate on May 4, 2015
Last Amended on June 4, 2015
Currently residing in the Senate
Summary: DOT contractors
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/23/2015 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 131) 4/23/2015 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 131) 4/29/2015 House Recalled from Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 4/30/2015 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hodges, Pope, Ballentine 4/30/2015 House Read second time (House Journal-page 14) 4/30/2015 House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 14) 4/30/2015 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 16) 5/1/2015 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 1) 5/4/2015 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12) 5/4/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 12) 5/21/2015 Senate Polled out of committee Transportation (Senate Journal-page 7) 5/21/2015 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation (Senate Journal-page 7) 6/3/2015 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 44) 6/4/2015 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 53)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
June 4, 2015
Introduced by Reps. Funderburk, Norrell, King, Knight, Brannon, Cobb-Hunter, Daning, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hicks, Kennedy, Newton, Simrill, Thayer, Weeks, Hodges, Pope and Ballentine
S. Printed 6/4/15--S.
Read the first time May 4, 2015.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-5-1655 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTOR OR CONTRACTING FIRM SHALL NOT BE QUALIFIED TO PARTICIPATE IN DEPARTMENT CONTRACTS AS A PRIME CONTRACTOR OR SUBCONTRACTOR UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 11, Chapter 5, Title 57 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 57-5-1655. A contractor or contracting firm shall not be qualified to participate in Department of Transportation contracts as a prime contractor or subcontractor, if:
(1) the contractor or contracting firm is owned, in whole or in part, by a trust that benefits a person or firm who has been disqualified for bidding on department contracts, or a disqualified person's family; or
(2) the disqualified person or firm provides financial support or loans to the contractor or contracting firm."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval of the Governor, and shall apply to trusts created after the effective date of this act.
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