SECTION 1. Subsection (a) of section 39M of chapter 30 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 21 to 23, the words “The undersigned certifies under penalties of perjury that this bid is in all respects bona fide, fair and made without collusion or fraud with any other person” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-
"The undersigned certifies under penalties of perjury that this bid is in all respects bona fide, fair and made without collusion with any other person or entity or fraud. As used in this paragraph the word “fraud” shall mean a statement, act or omission relating to a material fact of significant importance to the construction project at issue that (i) has been relied upon to detriment of an awarding authority or its representatives (ii) is knowingly false or misleading or is in reckless disregard of its truth or falsity and (iii) is intended to mislead and has been shown by clear and convincing evidence to have done so."
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