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2014 House Bill 5460: Require local road agencies get warranties on road projects

Public Act 473 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R) on April 17, 2014
To expand to local road agencies a requirement to get warranties from contractors for road construction and preservation projects. Under current law the warranty requirement only applies to the state Department of Transportation. This is part of a House road funding increase package. See in particular House Bills 5477, 5492 and 5493.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on April 17, 2014
Reported in the House on May 7, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 8, 2014
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 8, 2014
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on May 8, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To expand to local road agencies a requirement to get warranties from contractors for road construction and preservation projects valued at more than $1 million. Under current law the warranty requirement only applies to the state Department of Transportation. This is part of a House road funding package.
Received in the Senate on May 13, 2014
Referred to the Senate Infrastructure Modernization Committee on May 13, 2014
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on June 11, 2014.
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To expand to local road agencies a requirement to warranties from contractors for road construction and preservation projects valued at more than $1 million. Under current law the warranty requirement only applies to the state Department of Transportation. This is part of a House road funding package.
Received in the House on December 19, 2014
Substitute offered by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R) on December 19, 2014
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 19, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Thomas Stallworth, III (D) on December 19, 2014
To require the Department of Transportation to give extra assistance (possibly including grants and loans) to "disadvantaged" businesses that bid on state funded road projects; and to take other step to steer more state-funded road work to such firms, including annual consultations with certain ethnic- and race-based organizations.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 19, 2014
Passed 99 to 11 in the House on December 19, 2014.
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To expand to local road agencies a requirement to warranties from contractors for road construction and preservation projects valued at more than $1 million. Under current law the warranty requirement only applies to the state Department of Transportation. Also, to require the Department of Transportation to give extra assistance (possibly including grants and loans) to "disadvantaged" businesses that bid on state funded road projects; and to take other step to steer more state-funded road work to such firms, including annual consultations with certain ethnic- and race-based organizations.
Received in the Senate on December 19, 2014
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on December 19, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To expand to local road agencies a requirement to warranties from contractors for road construction and preservation projects valued at more than $1 million. Under current law the warranty requirement only applies to the state Department of Transportation. Also, to require the Department of Transportation to give extra assistance (possibly including grants and loans) to "disadvantaged" businesses that bid on state funded road projects; and to take other step to steer more state-funded road work to such firms, including annual consultations with certain ethnic- and race-based organizations.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015

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