Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

House Bill 1476

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Title

Description: Public contracts; give preference to resident bidders; prescribe specific penalties for violations.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 02/23 (H) Referred To Appropriations
2 03/09 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2004
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committee:

Principal Author: Davis

Code Sections: A 019-0013-0111, A 031-0007-0015, A 031-0007-0047, A 031-0007-0055

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 19-13-111, 31-7-15 AND 31-7-47, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE LETTING OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO RESIDENT BIDDERS WHENEVER ALL THINGS ARE EQUAL WITH REGARD TO QUALITY AND SERVICE BUT DIFFER ONLY AS TO PRICE; TO PROVIDE THAT A NONRESIDENT BIDDER DOMICILED IN A STATE HAVING LAWS GRANTING PREFERENCE TO RESIDENT BIDDERS SHALL BE AWARDED MISSISSIPPI CONTRACTS ONLY ON THE SAME BASIS AS THE NONRESIDENT BIDDER'S STATE AWARDS CONTRACTS TO MISSISSIPPI RESIDENTS BIDDING UNDER SIMILAR CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-55, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PRESCRIBE A PENALTY FOR PERSONS WHO INTENTIONALLY, WILLFULLY AND KNOWINGLY VIOLATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/09/04 at 18:00.

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