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A2, R4, S361
Sponsors: Senators Grooms and Scott
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3747
Document Path: SR-0176KM23.docx
Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2023
Introduced in the House on February 16, 2023
Currently residing in the Senate
Summary: Construction Contract Extensions
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|1/10/2023||Senate||Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 206)|
|1/10/2023||Senate||Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 206)|
|1/19/2023||Senate||Committee report: Favorable Transportation (Senate Journal-page 7)|
|2/14/2023||Senate||Read second time (Senate Journal-page 9)|
|2/14/2023||Senate||Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 9)|
|2/15/2023||Senate||Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 6)|
|2/16/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 20)|
|2/16/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 20)|
|3/1/2023||House||Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 34)|
|3/7/2023||House||Requests for debate-Rep(s). Ott, McDaniel, Thigpen, Rivers, Alexander, Bernstein, Bauer, JA Moore, Tedder, Pendarvis, Jefferson, JL Johnson, May, AM Morgan, Wheeler, Weeks, Anderson, Hosey, Erickson, Hixon, Blackwell, Magnuson, Williams (House Journal-page 29)|
|3/8/2023||House||Read second time (House Journal-page 68)|
|3/8/2023||House||Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 69)|
|3/9/2023||House||Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 37)|
|3/15/2023||Ratified R 4|
|3/20/2023||Signed By Governor|
|3/22/2023||Effective date 03/20/23|
|3/22/2023||Act No. 2|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A2, R4, S361)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTION 57-5-1630, RELATING TO THE EXTENSION OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION IS NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PREAPPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT EXTENSIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION MUST RATIFY EXTENSIONS AT THE NEXT COMMISSION MEETING.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Department of Transportation
SECTION 1. Section 57-5-1630 of the S.C. Code is amended to read:
Section 57-5-1630. No construction contract may be extended to include work not contemplated in the original award, except within the limitations imposed by the contract. Where in the judgment of the Secretary of the Department of Transportation it is in the public's interest and prices advantageous to the department are obtained, the department may extend contracts to include additional work. In every case, the commission must ratify the contract extension at the next succeeding commission meeting. Advertisement in the case of extensions of contracts under this section shall consist of detailed reports of the transactions made public at open meetings of the commission.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 15th day of March, 2023.
Approved the 20th day of March, 2023.
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