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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 539         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1530

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stanley C. Rosenberg, (BY REQUEST)

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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 making certain changes in the bidding of public construction contracts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Theodore Mieczkowski

34 Lawrence Plain Road


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 539        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1530

By Mr. Rosenberg (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1530) of Theodore Mieczkowski for legislation to make certain changes in the bidding of public construction contracts.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1615 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act making certain changes in the bidding of public construction contracts.
 

              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. Section 44F of Chapter 149 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following:

              Such specifications shall have a separate section for each of the following classes of work if in the estimate of the awarding authority such class of work will exceed ten thousand dollars: (a) roofing and flashing; (b) metal windows; (c) waterproofing, damp-proofing and caulking; (d) miscellaneous and ornamental iron; (e) lathing and plastering; (f) acoustical tile; (g) marble; (h) tile; (i) terrazzo; (j) resilient floors; (k) glass and glazing; (l) painting; (m) plumbing; (n) heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning; (o) electrical work, including direct electrical radiation for heating; (p) elevators; (q) masonry work; (r) site work; and (s) any other class of work for which the awarding authority deems it necessary or convenient to receive sub-bids, provided that the awarding authority may, in addition, receive a combined sub-bid on the marble, tile and terrazzo work, but in that event, the marble, tile and terrazzo work shall each be a class of work for which the sub-bidder must list the information in a clearly designated place on the bid form for that purpose.

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