HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1967        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1660

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Claire D. Cronin

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to state contracting.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Steven Ultrino

33rd Middlesex

Brendan P. Crighton

Third Essex

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Daniel M. Donahue

16th Worcester

Daniel J. Ryan

2nd Suffolk

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Barbara A. L'Italien

Second Essex and Middlesex

Daniel Cahill

10th Essex

Thomas P. Walsh

12th Essex

Michael D. Brady

Second Plymouth and Bristol

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Gerard Cassidy

9th Plymouth

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

Evandro C. Carvalho

5th Suffolk

Christine P. Barber

34th Middlesex

Daniel J. Hunt

13th Suffolk

Natalie Higgins

4th Worcester

Daniel Cullinane

12th Suffolk

Michelle M. DuBois

10th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1967        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1660

 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2726 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to state contracting.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Chapter 7 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 22O the following new section:-

Section 22P.  Any state department, office, commission, institution, authority, or regional authority contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services in any buildings shall abide by section 27H of chapter 149 and any rules promulgated thereunder. Any procurement bid or offer with the operational services division or any other state procurement agent that does not follow the requirements under this section and any rules promulgated under this section is a nonresponsive bid or offer. Any contract entered into by any department, office, commission, institution or regional authority, after the effective date of this section, shall be void if it is not in compliance with this section and section 27H of chapter 149.  Any solicitation by a state department, office, commission, institution or regional authority contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services in any building shall include (1) a statement of required hours; and (2) a worksheet requiring a breakdown of the cost components of the hourly proposed rate as developed by the Executive Office for Administration and Finance or its designee; and (3) a provision for annual adjustments to the contract price to reflect increases to wage and benefits requirements as determined by the director of the department of labor standards.

SECTION 2 Section 27H of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking, in lines 1 and 2, the words "the cleaning and maintenance of” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “cleaning, maintenance or security guard services in”, and inserting, after the word "maintenance", on line 6, the following words: “, security guard”.